It’s a jungle out there
Josanne Cassar
The reason we are feeling it more acutely than ever now is because when there is a gradual, steady breakdown in a country’s already flimsy approach to lawfulness, it spreads...
The other ‘message from the electorate’… and what the PN can do
Raphael Vassallo
The PN could become the party to propose a radical new approach to pressing environmental problems. But can it? Will it? No prizes for guessing my prediction on that...
To lecture us about democracy, you have to be democratic…
Raphael Vassallo

Rob democracy of the fundamental principle of opposition, and what remains...

Rob democracy of the fundamental principle of opposition,...

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...

Why social media is making us anti-social
Josanne Cassar

Instead of social media helping us to understand and tolerate those with...

Instead of social media helping us to understand and...

Facing the climate change threat
Evarist Bartolo

Today’s “dominant economic theories” and conceptions of modern capitalism are inadequate because they falsely assume societies will have...

Today’s “dominant economic theories” and...

Needed: a coherent Opposition
Michael Falzon

Malta needs a coherent Opposition led by people that do not have to check for potential back-stabbers every time they take a decision

Malta needs a coherent Opposition led by people that do not...

‘In case of fire, argue about politics...’
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: nobody is discussing the issues at the sizzling core of...

Let’s face it: nobody is discussing the issues at the...

Numbers never count when  arguments fail
Saviour Balzan

This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies and government structures and even private companies are willingly active in a culture of corruption...

This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies...

Tear down, excavate, develop, repeat
Josanne Cassar

A street can go from a place where “everyone knows your name” to an anonymous, faceless row of blocks of apartments of displaced people who have no...

A street can go from a place where “everyone knows...

Here’s how that €11.4 million could be better spent
Josanne Cassar

There is psychology at work here, where the government is attempting to foster...

There is psychology at work here, where the government is...

Central Link: government’s own policies ignored
Ralph Cassar

It is highly irresponsible if not downright stupid to build an expensive...

It is highly irresponsible if not downright stupid to build...

‘Politics not done by tweets’? Could have fooled me...
Raphael Vassallo

Matteo Salvini’s tweets somehow manage to combine the inane narcissism of...

Matteo Salvini’s tweets somehow manage to combine the...

Poverty and social exclusion statistics explained

The European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions explained and how they...

The European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions...

Carrots improve your eyesight at night…
Evarist Bartolo

We can’t just go backwards because falsehoods are gaining currency. It is...

We can’t just go backwards because falsehoods are...

Not all that glitters is gold in Gozitan healthcare
Simon Mizzi

The Gozo hospital privatisation process has so far been no more than a badly...

The Gozo hospital privatisation process has so far been no...