The real cost of political media ownership
Raphael Vassallo
That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have to go; and you’ll notice that, when all is said and done... it doesn’t really have very much to do with...
The role of useful fools
Michael Falzon
In this case, the easiest way out would be for the authorities to publish the Attorney General’s actual minute rather than allowing yet another controversy based on...
Conscientious objection would nullify the protection of the Equality Law

Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish Inquisition of old, take action against someone who espouses even publicly ideas that go against its ethos?

Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish...

Faith schools need not lose their ethos, but teachers must be employed on competence

Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop discrimination, not encourage it

Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop...

It’s just too easy to blame it all on immigrants...
Raphael Vassallo

Who, then, is to blame for the spectacular materialisation of this very...

Who, then, is to blame for the spectacular materialisation...

A Constitution for all
Ralph Cassar

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system, could have kickstarted a process of deep reform; instead it seems that they have chosen piecemeal...

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system,...

Migration, COVID-19 and the Prime Minister’s shameless TV appearance
Kurt Sansone

After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, Robert Abela spoke on One TV. Kurt Sansone takes the Prime Minister to task on his misguided...

After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases,...

'One of us'
Michael Falzon

In my book, their actions eclipse by far Adrian Delia’s shortcomings as party leader. If there is anyone who thinks that Adrian Delia’s time as PN...

In my book, their actions eclipse by far Adrian...

There’s a lot we can learn from others
Josanne Cassar

We refuse to learn from what has been done in other countries in many sectors, and to avoid their mistakes, because our relatively new independence has made us...

We refuse to learn from what has been done in other...

Homeless and hopeless: Platitudes are not enough
Josanne Cassar

There are a lot of things we have never experienced in Malta before, and yet...

There are a lot of things we have never experienced in...

Manipulation - a challenge today and tomorrow
Evarist Bartolo

As technology continues at a fast pace, society has to make sure it is ready to...

As technology continues at a fast pace, society has to make...

So long, and thanks for all the profits...
Raphael Vassallo

If I were to place a bet on whether HSBC will stay or leave in the next five...

If I were to place a bet on whether HSBC will stay or leave...

Are trade unions facing a crisis?
Michael Falzon

The rate of increase in union members is out of synch with the rate of increase in employed persons

The rate of increase in union members is out of synch with...

The National Writers' Congress: Our strategy
Mark Camilleri

We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements of the Congress,...

We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements...

Consumption of news in the visual age
Josanne Cassar

The reliance on the visual rather than the written is a trend which has grown ever since Smart phones became all the rage

The reliance on the visual rather than the written is a...

The vicious circle of economic migration
Josanne Cassar

As foreigners continue to be spoken of in disparaging terms, and more FB groups claim they want Malta back, and as the authorities insist we need more foreign...

As foreigners continue to be spoken of in disparaging...

Getting all excited about unconfirmed press reports again, are we?
Raphael Vassallo

But let’s not get too lost in speculation. In what seems to be a...

But let’s not get too lost in speculation. In what...

The ghosts of Labour past
Michael Falzon

This is a case where heads must roll. Assurances issued – as an afterthought – by the University Rector are not enough

This is a case where heads must roll. Assurances issued...

Strange things happen to people in job interviews...
Raphael Vassallo

If – with hindsight – Helena Dalli ‘disagreed’ with...

If – with hindsight – Helena Dalli...

The hardest job in the world
Josanne Cassar

As soon as your toddler toddles off to kindergarten, that is just the beginning because soon you will be faced by other options – should you send them to...

As soon as your toddler toddles off to kindergarten, that...