Beware the socially toxic proposals of ‘Malta’s employers’
Ralph Cassar
The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget proposals forget one important thing: we work to live, not live to work
New trends in the labour market
Michael Falzon
Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig economy refers to a growing range of workers who don’t have typical stable employment but work as self-employed...
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...

Don’t quit Facebook, but don’t trust it, either
The Conversation

Prof. Denise Anthony and Luke Stark • Facebook has grown from its origins...

Prof. Denise Anthony and Luke Stark • Facebook has...

Equality for the unprivileged | Rachelle Deguara

The struggle of the unprivileged woman that had been through oppression shall...

The struggle of the unprivileged woman that had been...

How about not destroying any more of our own island first?
Raphael Vassallo

The stark truth, however, is that we live on island that has a multi-millennial...

The stark truth, however, is that we live on island that...

Giving credit where it’s due
Josanne Cassar

Ultimately, the real work of holding the Government and large corporations to account lies in rolling up one’s sleeves, investigating, poring over the...

Ultimately, the real work of holding the Government and...

Reputation means jobs
Frank Psaila

Unless the Government puts its house in order next time round we might not be so lucky. If Malta is listed as a tax haven, that would cause untold harm to our...

Unless the Government puts its house in order next time...

Facebook loses face!
Michael Falzon

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, acknowledged that there has been “a breach of trust” between Facebook and its users and accepted his company had the...

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, acknowledged that there has...

‘Be afraid, be very afraid...’
Raphael Vassallo

If we’re going to draw up decent legislation on any given topic, it would help to know a thing or two about the issue you’re legislating about

If we’re going to draw up decent legislation on any...

Look at your smartphone apps
Evarist Bartolo

I think strengthening the Maltese language is a very important step towards safeguarding its future. In schools we should extend the opportunities as much as...

I think strengthening the Maltese language is a very...

Just a movie full of bad guys
Saviour Balzan

Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not be impressed by all the antics we see or hear

Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not...

The more women speak up, the less likely they will be dismissed
Josanne Cassar

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped takes the crucial step...

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped...

Even professionals won’t talk about abortion
Tia Reljic

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese patients ever seek...

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese...

Nice ‘abortion debate’ we’re all having, huh?
Raphael Vassallo

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a survivor of Malta’s...

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a...

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