You can’t just ruin people’s lives
Evarist Bartolo
Serious people in construction, people who think long-term must surely want to have public backing, rather than be seen as villains
Teachers can be life-savers, too
Raphael Vassallo
Opening the floodgates to unlicensed teachers also means facilitating access by potential predators to young, vulnerable children
No checks, no balances: why a whole system needs rethinking
Michael Falzon

We need radical changes in Malta’s executive and legislative structures...

We need radical changes in Malta’s executive and...

The third language: giving students the cutting edge for tomorrow’s world
Evarist Bartolo

Our job is not to force students in studying this or that subject but to guide and educate students in the subjects that will give them a cutting edge in...

Our job is not to force students in studying this or that...

What will forcing another foreign language really achieve?
Josanne Cassar

Maltese education is not geared towards producing leaders, innovators or free...

Maltese education is not geared towards producing leaders,...

A shake-up in Brussels
Matthew Bugeja

At a time in which the EU is facing challenges from inside and outside of its borders, EU leaders have turned to highly political individuals to pave the path...

At a time in which the EU is facing challenges from inside...

It is much easier to destroy than to create
Raphael Vassallo

The Adrian Delia faction is visibly stronger than its detractors; and this is...

The Adrian Delia faction is visibly stronger than its...

Sudden population growth within the confines of an island
Josanne Cassar

But away from slick, fancy presentations and men in suits, the reality on the...

But away from slick, fancy presentations and men in suits,...

History repeating itself
Saviour Balzan

'It is not necessary for a whistleblower to be a contender for the Pope John Paul II Peace Prize. Ultimately, what matters is whether what they say under...

'It is not necessary for a whistleblower to be a...

From gender to politics, we must start finding the common ground
Josanne Cassar

Men need to put themselves into the shoes of a woman, kind of like Dustin...

Men need to put themselves into the shoes of a woman, kind...

For the sake of one future bride: being gay is not an on-and-off switch
Josanne Cassar

I hope X Factor’s ‘gay convert’ Matthew Grech's future bride realises what a mistake it is to believe sexual orientation can just be...

I hope X Factor’s ‘gay convert’ Matthew...

Reports in closed drawers are no solution
Evarist Bartolo

There was (and to a large extent there is still) a crude definition of...

There was (and to a large extent there is still) a crude...

Regulating the rental market
Michael Falzon

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it lacks any indication of what penalties are involved when landlords or tenants ignore the rules, like,...

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it...

A poll about murder... maybe they’re onto something
Raphael Vassallo

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government, while 22.2% –...

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government,...

Politicians behaving badly
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer cares about expecting high standards from its elected representatives

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer...

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...

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to...

Mandatory waste separation in Malta? About time
Josanne Cassar

We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s waste collection system...

We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s...

What’s whores for Cardona is cocaine for Casa…
Raphael Vassallo

The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same way in both scenarios:...

The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same...

Successful inclusivity is different from inclusivity
Evarist Bartolo

In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a mainstream classroom...

In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a...

Beware the socially toxic proposals of ‘Malta’s employers’
Ralph Cassar

The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget...

The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget...