People dying in the sea is no plan
Evarist Bartolo
Immigration is a complex issue. Simplifying it would be insulting to the challenge we have ahead of us
Trump's bid for Greenland
Michael Falzon
From a historical perspective, Trump’s attempt is certainly no joke, but today territories are no longer objects to be sold and bought by their ‘owners’. They...
Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...

Why not a ‘Commissioner for Funny Walks’ while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

And people are surprised that others might be having second thoughts about...

And people are surprised that others might be having second...

Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe...

The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode...

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been...

Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...

Everyone asked about Buffon but nobody asked about Gigi
Evarist Bartolo

Mental health is probably the most misunderstood disease and is subject to...

Mental health is probably the most misunderstood disease...

Vitals: a crooked deal with malice aforethought
Michael Falzon

Whichever way you look at these deals, one can only conclude that Vitals was...

Whichever way you look at these deals, one can only...

It is much harder to create than to destroy
Raphael Vassallo

If the PN’s implosion has left you feeling angry, bitter, and...

If the PN’s implosion has left you feeling angry,...

Are you ready for the 10-year challenge?
Josanne Cassar

The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its use by environmental groups to raise public awareness about how our surroundings been degraded in...

The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its...

Reality check on privatisation: public sector rules fly out the window
Saviour Balzan

Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all hospital procurement by Vitals. This is the reality check with privatisation: normal practices in the...

Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all...

Razor burned: Why Gillette's campaign against toxic masculinity missed the mark
The Conversation

Alan Abitbol • Who knew a razor blade company could become so controversial?

Alan Abitbol • Who knew a razor blade company...

X Factor has opened up a world of new voices for Malta
Josanne Cassar

X Factor Malta has introduced us to voices we might never have heard of...

X Factor Malta has introduced us to voices we might never...

Better enjoy the economic boom while it lasts...
Raphael Vassallo

Not exactly what we all imagined when we voted ‘Yes’ in 2004, is...

Not exactly what we all imagined when we voted...

Not a doomsday scenario, just expert analysis
Evarist Bartolo

When it comes to truly independent analysis and review, we are far from the...

When it comes to truly independent analysis and review, we...

[WATCH] Why Adrian Delia will soldier on until the next general election
Saviour Balzan

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia will blame dissenting MPs for the poor showing and he will soldier on until...

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist...

From decriminalization to re-criminalisation, in just three years
Raphael Vassallo

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary people but it...

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary...

Let local decisions remain local
Michael Falzon

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the responsibility of hawkers’ stalls from the local councils and assigning it to a board loaded with...

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the...