The recklessness of the chatty and unprofessional foreign press
Saviour Balzan
"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to dig deeper should be asking more about the truth and what is fiction: what are the forces at play that are hampering this...
Mandatory waste separation in Malta? About time
Josanne Cassar
We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s waste collection system works...
Affordable housing? We will just cram them in like sardines
Josanne Cassar

It would be very interesting to know how much living space Sandro Chetcuti...

It would be very interesting to know how much living space...

There is more than one way to skin a cat…
Raphael Vassallo

Muscat is as perfectly wrong to retain Mizzi and Schembri, as he is...

Muscat is as perfectly wrong to retain Mizzi and...

Can you imagine if Malta had mid-term elections?
Josanne Cassar

The results of Tuesday’s vote made me lapse into a wistful daydream. Can...

The results of Tuesday’s vote made me lapse into a...

‘Sorry, but support for your party leader is no longer available…’
Raphael Vassallo

Short of cloning Eddie Fenech Adami himself… there is simply no one in that party, or outside it, who can possibly bridge the gulf that has now opened...

Short of cloning Eddie Fenech Adami himself… there...

Doing and not just knowing, and why it matters
Evarist Bartolo

Vocational education is also an integral part of a national policy to ...

Vocational education is also an integral part of a national...

Planet of the robotic citizen apes
Raphael Vassallo

If we’re already creating robots that are highly intelligent, and experienced in the assembly and manufacture of complex mechanical devices…...

If we’re already creating robots that are highly...

Why IVF matters... even to the ‘justice’ crusade
Raphael Vassallo

An Opposition party that threatens to repeal aspects of important,...

An Opposition party that threatens to repeal aspects of...

Laying the cards on the table

Prof Andrew Azzopardi says that the changes proposed to the Embryo Protection Act dilute the focus on the dignity and protection of the human embryo and they...

Prof Andrew Azzopardi says that the changes proposed to the...

The disappearance of Labour’s ‘moral minority’
James Debono

Joseph Muscat made Malta a happier place for minorities but has Labour become...

Joseph Muscat made Malta a happier place for minorities but...

But it’s not ‘your Malta’, is it?
Raphael Vassallo

I feel a lot of sympathy for poor old Nas: who came here all smiles and enthusiasm for what he took to be an undiscovered island paradise...

I feel a lot of sympathy for poor old Nas: who came here...

The battle of the Little Bighorn
Saviour Balzan

If that referendum on EU accession had happened today, I’d only vote if someone pointed a gun at my temple

If that referendum on EU accession had happened today,...

The PN’s problem is its lack of consistency
Josanne Cassar

It is glaringly obvious that the PN has been split into two camps: those...

It is glaringly obvious that the PN has been split into two...

Crime, poverty, recidivism and restorative justice | Joseph Borg

Studies in family research confirm that crime tends to be concentrated in...

Studies in family research confirm that crime tends to be...

Our relationship with politics: it’s complicated
Josanne Cassar

There may be many who are happy to be led by the nose, but the number of those...

There may be many who are happy to be led by the nose, but...

Good question. Now try and answer it
Raphael Vassallo

In any case: it seems we are left with quite a few possible answers to the question posed by civil society NGOs this week. Strange, though, that no one else is...

In any case: it seems we are left with quite a few possible...

Jobs are not an issue, but salaries are
Frank Psaila

Needed: new economic sectors, which pay well

Needed: new economic sectors, which pay well

Giving them a fighting chance
Evarist Bartolo

The NSO statistics show that one in 20 children are still living in a state of severe material deprivation. 16% of those questioned say they would not be able...

The NSO statistics show that one in 20 children are still...

What was that, my Lord?
Michael Falzon

Rather than drawing a new line and taking a lead in European affairs after they joined the bloc, the British stuck to their nostalgic dream of reliving the past

Rather than drawing a new line and taking a lead in...

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