The symbolism of throwing books away
Josanne Cassar
The symbolism of those books dumped so unfeelingly in that truck was like a dagger to the heart because it was yet another example of discarding what is ‘old’ because...
It’s that slime of year again, folks…
Raphael Vassallo
Sea-slime, we are now told, is no longer “a result of the feed used by the fish farms”; nor is it even a ‘phytoplankton bloom’. Suddenly, it has become a...
The National Writers' Congress: Our strategy
Mark Camilleri

We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements of the Congress,...

We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements...

Consumption of news in the visual age
Josanne Cassar

The reliance on the visual rather than the written is a trend which has grown ever since Smart phones became all the rage

The reliance on the visual rather than the written is a...

The vicious circle of economic migration
Josanne Cassar

As foreigners continue to be spoken of in disparaging terms, and more FB groups claim they want Malta back, and as the authorities insist we need more foreign...

As foreigners continue to be spoken of in disparaging...

Getting all excited about unconfirmed press reports again, are we?
Raphael Vassallo

But let’s not get too lost in speculation. In what seems to be a...

But let’s not get too lost in speculation. In what...

The ghosts of Labour past
Michael Falzon

This is a case where heads must roll. Assurances issued – as an afterthought – by the University Rector are not enough

This is a case where heads must roll. Assurances issued...

Strange things happen to people in job interviews...
Raphael Vassallo

If – with hindsight – Helena Dalli ‘disagreed’ with...

If – with hindsight – Helena Dalli...

Bashing foreigners, are we? How very Mintoffian...
Raphael Vassallo

Is today’s PN is ready to back up all its tough anti-foreign talk with...

Is today’s PN is ready to back up all its tough...

Legal changes, a kangaroo court and ignoring the truth
Saviour Balzan

'The idea that [Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder] was a political murder...

'The idea that [Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder]...

It's not about the warrant; it's about devaluing the teaching profession
Josanne Cassar

'What really baffles me is why pick on teachers when the sector is direly in need of not only more teachers, but very good teachers at that.'

'What really baffles me is why pick on teachers when...

Russia and China put cooperation on display
Matthew Bugeja

Russia and China put cooperation on display… but they have too many...

Russia and China put cooperation on display… but...

Why should we be driven out of our homes and our country?
Josanne Cassar

What are the Maltese who are against the direction Malta has taken supposed to...

What are the Maltese who are against the direction Malta...

Giegold takes on HSBC. Drat and double drat
Raphael Vassallo

Small wonder the entire PN line-up is scrambling so desperately to...

Small wonder the entire PN line-up is scrambling so...

All together now
Evarist Bartolo

Our job as educators is to feed on that and help them grow through that curiosity

Our job as educators is to feed on that and help them grow...

No Adrian Delia, you don’t attract Vote 16 by legalising ‘drugs’
Julia Farrugia Portelli

 Adrian Delia should appreciate that the notion that only younger people smoke marijuana is a prehistoric understanding of the problem

 Adrian Delia should appreciate that the notion that...

Behind the Brexit vote, Labour remains dangerously divided
The Conversation

Eurosceptics may comprise a small part of the Labour Party, but events have...

Eurosceptics may comprise a small part of the Labour Party,...

‘You can’t renegotiate EU membership’. Oh wait, maybe you can...
Raphael Vassallo

Having been given a glimpse as to Joseph Muscat’s actual vision for the future of Europe, I am no longer that certain he meets the necessary...

Having been given a glimpse as to Joseph Muscat’s...

Europe’s SPV: Challenging the dominance of the dollar
Michael Falzon

Finally, the dominance of the US in the international money exchange system is...

Finally, the dominance of the US in the international money...

Token condemnations, Pontius Pilate and the db permit
Saviour Balzan

'The government cannot have the cake and eat it. It cannot ask its...

'The government cannot have the cake and eat it. It...