The reality of good governance | Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi
The Venice Commission has issued a positive report on our ambitious reforms. It is imperative that we proceed with speed to enact these extensive reforms. Good governance...
No simple truth
Michael Falzon
Whatever the merits and demerits of Caruana Galizia’s blog, the fact is that she was on the right track in her hunt of the ramifications that became apparent after the...
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...

The retirement dilemma: Do we have to work or want to work?
Josanne Cassar

Those who gladly retire and even throw a party to celebrate this new time in...

Those who gladly retire and even throw a party to celebrate...

The ‘yield curve’: an accurate predictor of recession flashing warning signs
The Conversation

Julius Probst • Stay tuned for further central bank action – we need it to prevent another recession

Julius Probst • Stay tuned for further central...

Freddie Portelli: A tonic for Malta’s soul
Josanne Cassar

There was a sentiment of bittersweet nostalgia, bringing back floods of...

There was a sentiment of bittersweet nostalgia, bringing...

Smoking and cigarettes? We have something worse in our pockets today
Evarist Bartolo

I really think our addiction to our phones could lead to worse consequences...

I really think our addiction to our phones could lead to...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: Politicians are squarely to blame for illegal bird shooting
Saviour Balzan

The targeting of Greater Flamingos by hunters is the result of years of appeasement by the political class

The targeting of Greater Flamingos by hunters is the result...

Egg-pelting stag party should catalyse national conversation on feminism | Dawn Adrienne-Saliba

Feminists ask both men and women to understand the cumulative harm that such interactions can cause. And we ask everyone to actively speak out any time they...

Feminists ask both men and women to understand the...

Egg-pelting tells us more about men than women
Raphael Vassallo

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do whatever you like,...

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do...

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...

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of...

Maltese music should be getting more airplay
Saviour Balzan

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over our lives,...

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over...

What does our reaction to egg-pelting stag party video say about us?
Josanne Cassar

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of the person paying,...

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of...

Malta must retain the ability to appreciate the beauty it has
Evarist Bartolo

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to make sure we retain...

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to...

Caught between the Devil and Dublin 2…
Raphael Vassallo

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at sea caught between the Devil and the deep blue sea… because a bunch of supposedly...

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at...