A local challenge but a global solution
Evarist Bartolo
Striking a balance between competing demands will rarely lead to an either/or choice or even a single solution. Individuals will need to think in a more integrated way that avoids...
The Dubaification of the construction industry
Michael Falzon
Unfortunately, this is the downside of cosmopolitan Malta – and the buck for this stops with Joseph Muscat
Facebook’s plan to protect the European elections comes up short
The Conversation

William Dance • There remains a considerable mismatch between...

William Dance • There remains a considerable mismatch...

Cannabis regulation is the only way forward in Malta

Luke Caruana • The paranoia over cannabis verges on the absurd and it is...

Luke Caruana • The paranoia over cannabis verges on...

Nobody likes a cheater
Josanne Cassar

There will always be those who have more money than they know what to do with while others struggle to pay their bills - but this scandal has further lifted...

There will always be those who have more money than they...

Happy St Patrick’s Day… in St Julian’s!
Raphael Vassallo

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited belfries would be...

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited...

Progressives have to stop rolling their eyes at voters
Evarist Bartolo

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in politics: the voters are...

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in...

Russia’s meddling strategy in Europe
Michael Falzon

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron Banks, is being criminally investigated about Leave.EU’s funding sources as foreign...

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron...

1964 and all that
Michael Falzon

One always has to keep in mind that Malta was not a colony like India or some African territory to be exploited economically but rather, a military base...

One always has to keep in mind that Malta was not a colony...

Is it possible to have progress without regress?
Josanne Cassar

Changes have brought about a more tolerant, relaxed society where (on the...

Changes have brought about a more tolerant, relaxed society...

Don't mention the a-word
Saviour Balzan

If I had a vote in Ireland I would have voted for the ban on abortion to be repealed from the Constitution. And I would give my reasons why

If I had a vote in Ireland I would have voted for the ban...

Why we’re talking about pride | Sarah Haider

Labour youths are not just reclaiming the labels set upon us, but setting a...

Labour youths are not just reclaiming the labels set upon...

The final straw
Josanne Cassar

Schools are being distributed with milk in small cartons in schools... spoilt by something stupid like adding a single-use straw

Schools are being distributed with milk in small...

For Gaza’s peaceful protesters, power is all about perception | Leonie Fleischmann
The Conversation

Despite the protests’ non-violent origins and goals, events unfolded rather differently. As is common in civil resistance movements, a violent fringe...

Despite the protests’ non-violent origins and goals,...

The key to a prosperous future
Evarist Bartolo

If we enhance an individual’s ability by providing windows of opportunities along the way, we are maximising a person’s potential

If we enhance an individual’s ability by providing...

Playing the underdog card
Frank Psaila

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour government dealt it a heavy blow

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour...

We’re still in time to save Manoel Island
Raphael Vassallo

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to a cultural heritage...

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to...

Trust in the Police needs  to be rebuilt
Josanne Cassar

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact that there is no one out there who can help them: whether it is rambunctious teenagers making a...

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact...

Efimova tweets: Your mother/wife/daughter should be blown up first
Saviour Balzan

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in my immediate family...

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in...

Donald Trump backs out of Iran nuclear deal: now what?
The Conversation

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to build a nuclear...

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to...