‘Good will’ is owed to workers, too
New regulations contain aspects that are, in fact, already stipulated elsewhere in Malta’s labour laws – though not necessarily in such detail, and not necessarily...
Because it’s the right thing to do
Evarist Bartolo
We do live in a country where sometimes the anything-goes mentality supersedes the common good. We’ve seen terrible driving, shoddy building and corner-cutting in our daily...
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...

Sweden election: yes, the far right made gains, but we're not falling apart
The Conversation

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics will probably remain defined by its two strongest features: modular and pragmatic.

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics...

I'm alright, f**k you jack
Saviour Balzan

We must address the question of values based on cultural standing, education and a quality of life beyond the concrete jungle guided by the greed for more and...

We must address the question of values based on cultural...

When all else fails, follow directions
Josanne Cassar

The Maltese inability to form a queue: I suggest that “get in line, wait your turn, first come, first served” should be mantras taught to...

The Maltese inability to form a queue: I suggest that...

An unstoppable ODZ landgrab
Raphael Vassallo

Let's all just buy up the countryside for cheap, turn it into a giant residential compound and become millionaires overnight

Let's all just buy up the countryside for cheap, turn...

Malta's PIRLS score: uncertain pathway in education
Therese Comodini Cachia

Therese Comodini Cahica | Unless the administration forges a way forward...

Therese Comodini Cahica | Unless the administration forges...

How to save the Maltese language from extinction
Evarist Bartolo

While Maltese literature is doing very well and publications are relatively...

While Maltese literature is doing very well and...

It’s all about PPPs
Michael Falzon

The sinister thing about the Vitals contract is that the idea and the principle are good but the way it was put into practice is completely unacceptable

The sinister thing about the Vitals contract is that the...

The only ‘vital’ things are transparency and accountability
Raphael Vassallo

The debate sounded uncannily familiar to my ears... only the party now in...

The debate sounded uncannily familiar to my ears... only...

Air Malta – managing expectations

We should not lose sight of the prevailing financial situation of the airline, irrespective of how painful to our patriotic self this may be

We should not lose sight of the prevailing financial...

It could never happen here, could it?
Josanne Cassar

Hopefully in Malta we will never come across anything remotely similar to the 'California captivity case', but there still needs to be more vigilance

Hopefully in Malta we will never come across anything...

#saveourcountryside
Saviour Balzan

  Start this little campaign and go for it.

  Start this little campaign and go for it.

Labour’s Vitals charade was an insult to our intelligence
Kurt Sansone

Konrad Mizzi’s and Joseph Muscat’s attitudes in Parliament during...

Konrad Mizzi’s and Joseph Muscat’s attitudes in...

[WATCH] Another fuel station? Something has got to give
Saviour Balzan

SAVIOUR BALZAN's videblog | Saving our countryside has become an even...

SAVIOUR BALZAN's videblog | Saving our countryside has...

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