Not all that glitters is gold in Gozitan healthcare
Simon Mizzi
The Gozo hospital privatisation process has so far been no more than a badly run exercise of superficiality made worse by the defensive siege mentality of its management
‘Tigers’ and ‘jaguars’... in the Serengeti?
Raphael Vassallo
I can perfectly understand why some people are so doggedly determined to realise my own childhood ambition, and open a ‘real zoo’ in Malta
A stitch out of time
Raphael Vassallo

Now that all the dust has finally settled, ‘Stitching’ can be seen for what it ultimately was all along: a low-key, somewhat Spartan play, focusing...

Now that all the dust has finally settled,...

By doing nothing we can only watch the world go by
Evarist Bartolo

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable...

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people...

The checks and balances myth
Michael Falzon

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the checks and balances in the US constitution work or whether they are just a myth – as they seem...

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the...

Heavy-handed police reaction has boosted environmental cause
Josanne Cassar

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint. Instead what we got was...

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint....

Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two...

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished...

Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics

Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a...

Renée Laiviera | One of the main...

What will Muscat’s legacy be?
Josanne Cassar

The downside of Muscat’s “let’s do it” attitude is that he has forgotten (or chosen to forget) that the Labour party’s roots are...

The downside of Muscat’s “let’s do...

Well, well, it’s Consuelo…
Saviour Balzan

I see her appointment as Judge to be only a matter of time

I see her appointment as Judge to be only a matter of time

Embracing change for a better society | Helena Dalli

I am all for scrutiny and debate to ensure that the legislation finally adopted...

I am all for scrutiny and debate to ensure that the...

Interests of the children should always come first
Josanne Cassar

The lives of vulnerable children are at stake and both sides must come to an...

The lives of vulnerable children are at stake and both...

Still premature to pathologise gamers | Andy Przybylski and Amy Orben

The diagnosis of video game addiction is not stable over time, because scholars...

The diagnosis of video game addiction is not stable over...

Gun control is about democracy, not guns
Raphael Vassallo

Perhaps we should be thankful, then, that our systemic failure hasn’t so far resulted in dozens of schoolchildren dead... as it continues to do in America

Perhaps we should be thankful, then, that our systemic...

International Mother Language Day in multilingual Malta | Phyllisienne Vassallo Gauci

Today more than ever, it is crucial in teaching and educational contexts to sustain the development of plurilingual and pluricultural competence in our learners

Today more than ever, it is crucial in teaching and...

Let’s talk about organ donation
Evarist Bartolo

It seems that critics were questioning the level of government’s authority after your life

It seems that critics were questioning the level of...

Is it the more the merrier?
Michael Falzon

It’s about time for Malta to take a look at the future and see how we would like it to be, and plan accordingly

It’s about time for Malta to take a look at the...

An inauspicious proposal
Raphael Vassallo

What started out as a personal reaction to a single act of vandalism – directed at those (admittedly hideous) polystyrene sculptures – quickly...

What started out as a personal reaction to a single act of...

Just let it be
Saviour Balzan

The removal of the ‘three billboards’ was petty, considering that so many billboards, originally illegal, have now been ‘legalised’ and...

The removal of the ‘three billboards’ was...

Gorging ourselves, gobbling our land
Josanne Cassar

Our legacy will be towns and villages which have merged into one another, dotted by petrol stations for the cars we cannot live without, to drive us to the...

Our legacy will be towns and villages which have merged...

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