The unique Maltese quirk of ‘tpaxxihomx’ (don’t give them the satisfaction)
Josanne Cassar
The reason why Konrad Mizzi still has such a following is not because these people are unable to understand that he did anything wrong, but because in the cutthroat world of...
Marcus Rashford, Black Lives Matter and a British premier who is out of his league
The Conversation
Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian divides and distinct national allegiances, English football culture has traditionally tended to shy away from overtly...
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...

That’s some legacy you’re leaving behind, Ian
Josanne Cassar

You are not allowed to contradict [Ian Borg] on the Central Link Project, which...

You are not allowed to contradict [Ian Borg] on the Central...

Checking Malta’s powerful Prime Minister through constitutional reforms
Michael Briguglio

As a neutral political figurehead, President George Vella may be best placed to rely on the report of the Venice Commission to lead the reform process to a...

As a neutral political figurehead, President George Vella...

Slow drivers don’t cause accidents, over-speeding does
Josanne Cassar

Contrary to the claims of the people commenting on the above-mentioned...

Contrary to the claims of the people commenting on the...

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...

Sudden population growth within the confines of an island
Josanne Cassar

But away from slick, fancy presentations and men in suits, the reality on the...

But away from slick, fancy presentations and men in suits,...

How vocational education is transforming our country
Evarist Bartolo

Malta is the land of second chances - and we hope to make it the land of the...

Malta is the land of second chances - and we hope to make...

EU: Seizing our moment in the next five-year mandate
Aaron Farrugia

After 15 years of membership in the EU, Malta is no longer a new member...

After 15 years of membership in the EU, Malta is no...