An examination of our conscience is badly needed
Josanne Cassar
One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of formal education but a lack of emotional intelligence and the ability to discern why something is inherently right or...
Maltese music should be getting more airplay
Saviour Balzan
Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over our lives, especially through the entertaining format that is X-Factor, radio stations avoid playing Maltese music
Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...

Why not a ‘Commissioner for Funny Walks’ while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

And people are surprised that others might be having second thoughts about...

And people are surprised that others might be having second...

Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe...

The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode...

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been...

Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...

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...

New trends in the labour market
Michael Falzon

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig economy refers to a growing range of workers who don’t have typical stable employment but work...

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig...

‘I believe I can fly...’
Raphael Vassallo

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin with; and with evidence still lacking after the inquiry, it would take a heck of a lot more than...

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin...

John Suda is a sexual  predator, not a viral meme
Pia Micallef

What those with the privilege not to fully understand sexual assault do not...

What those with the privilege not to fully understand...

The murder that changed our lives
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the divisive politics and the heated accusations, the murder of Daphne changed the life of those who work in this field. It’s a different world...

Beyond the divisive politics and the heated accusations,...

Teaching: not just a profession and a vocation
Evarist Bartolo

Educators in schools deserve our support and understanding, and parents should...

Educators in schools deserve our support and understanding,...

Individual action won’t achieve 1.5ºC warming – social change is needed, as history shows
The Conversation

“What can we do about climate change” is a tangible taboo we politely talk around; not despite, but precisely because, of the reminders of...

“What can we do about climate change” is a...