Security is no job for violent thugs
Raphael Vassallo
This latest incident is but further demonstration of just how perilous it is, for such a serious profession as ‘security’  to be run with (almost) no regulatory...
The numbers speak for themselves
Evarist Bartolo
The numbers are simply overwhelming and they put an even greater responsibility on myself, my colleagues and the rest of government to make sure these huge resources at our...
The next wave of innovation will not be about phones
Evarist Bartolo

I do hope that real innovation in areas such as education is more focused on...

I do hope that real innovation in areas such as education...

This is your legal system on drugs...
Raphael Vassallo

Amazing, isn’t it? By simply inserting the word ‘medical’ before any drug of one’s choice, one also automatically alters the chemical...

Amazing, isn’t it? By simply inserting the word...

Caesar's pal
Michael Falzon

Criminal law follows scrupulously the assumption that everybody is innocent until proven guilty. This is an important legal precept, but it holds no water in...

Criminal law follows scrupulously the assumption that...

If only we knew
Saviour Balzan

In the Labour milieu, people are talking of a government that needs to act fast and of a strong Joseph Muscat who is simply not there

In the Labour milieu, people are talking of a government...

Complacency in a comfortable age
Josanne Cassar

Meanwhile, the populace can only stand by and watch as towns and villages are irreversibly destroyed in the name of progress, much like the residents of Venice...

Meanwhile, the populace can only stand by and watch as...

Grants for animal adoptions: Doling out cheques is only a stop-gap measure
Josanne Cassar

Money can solve certain problems it’s true, but when one is not addressing the root cause, then it is merely a temporary stop-gap measure

Money can solve certain problems it’s true, but when...

EXPLAINER | Julian Assange: WikiLeaks founder arrested in London
The Conversation

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest of WikiLeaks founder...

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest...

Even you have a voice
Adrian Delia

The country needs to send a clear message to this Socialist government: we are no longer going to ignore the truthstaring us in the face. This is the...

The country needs to send a clear message to this Socialist...

Is there a disconnect between the media and the man in the street?
Josanne Cassar

I think the role of those who work in the media should be to try and accurately...

I think the role of those who work in the media should be...

It’s OK, because… it’s us, not them
Raphael Vassallo

Like the farmyard animals at the end of ‘Animal Farm’, when I look...

Like the farmyard animals at the end of ‘Animal...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: The tunnel will be the ruin of Gozo
Saviour Balzan

Labour is trying to decimate the opposition to the Gozo tunnel by roping in the PN with an unorthodox parliamentary motion

Labour is trying to decimate the opposition to the Gozo...

Not afraid of the dark
Evarist Bartolo

We think AI can destroy us only with killer robots but the real challenge is the disruption it can bring about to the value of workers in modern and...

We think AI can destroy us only with killer robots but the...

Divisions cannot be healed by meaningless, empty rhetoric
Raphael Vassallo

George Vella thinks he’s going to ‘heal the division’? How,...

George Vella thinks he’s going to ‘heal the...

It's not all Greco to me
Michael Falzon

Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators is not the result of our set-up, but the result of their level of prudence – or imprudence

Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators...

Dangerous delegates
Saviour Balzan

In private many senior Labour figures admit that Labour’s marriage with the private sector has derailed the true purpose of the Labour party

In private many senior Labour figures admit that...

But he was such a quiet man….
Josanne Cassar

Those who keep their emotions all bottled up for a long time, for years, maybe even for a lifetime, are the ones most likely to, one fine day, simply explode

Those who keep their emotions all bottled up for a long...

Five ways forward for Brexit
Matthew Bugeja

Theresa May has reached out to Labour to solve the Brexit impasse, and still has other options - but a lot will depend on flexibility from Brussels.

Theresa May has reached out to Labour to solve the Brexit...

Don’t want Maltese culture to die out? It’s up to us
Josanne Cassar

It is true that certain traditions may have taken on a more slick appearance...

It is true that certain traditions may have taken on a more...