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 third and fourth chances as well in education in the coming years
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 state, as we are transitioning to a position in which our citizens expect to play a more pro-active...
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...

[WATCH] Putting money where it matters
Saviour Balzan

Policing, nursing and teaching are three pillars that require more investment

Policing, nursing and teaching are three pillars that...

The voice of reason
Michael Falzon

Galea depicted his appointment as an opportunity for everyone to take part in the PN’s renewal – a renewal that is necessary, because every...

Galea depicted his appointment as an opportunity for...

Think before you ink...
Raphael Vassallo

It’s not what you ‘do’ that counts… it’s the little trivialities that seem to miraculously deflect everyone’s attention...

It’s not what you ‘do’ that...

Perhaps, a referendum on nature and ‘development’…
Saviour Balzan

Perhaps one can join this campaign with another moratorium on planned...

Perhaps one can join this campaign with another moratorium...

Iran squeezed by US sanctions
Matthew Bugeja

Iran backed into a corner, but it may withstand pressure from Trump

Iran backed into a corner, but it may withstand pressure...

You can’t take it with you, and yet so many act as if they can
Josanne Cassar

The lack of control we have over our own destiny should be obvious to all, and...

The lack of control we have over our own destiny should be...

The term ‘fake news’ is doing great harm | Joshua Habgood-Coote
The Conversation

In the mouths of right-wing demagogues, the accusation is a command not to...

In the mouths of right-wing demagogues, the accusation is a...

Malta from a different perspective
Evarist Bartolo

When you live with something you tend to under-appreciate it. It’s a common thing across the world. This is why I think we don’t value enough the...

When you live with something you tend to under-appreciate...

The mother of all direct orders
Michael Falzon

The biggest direct order I can remember was when Mintoff negotiated the purchase of a boiler for the Marsa power station – eventually bought for some...

The biggest direct order I can remember was when Mintoff...

If you ‘shame them’... you can’t ‘beat them’
Raphael Vassallo

The ‘anti-Delia faction’ – for want of a better description...

The ‘anti-Delia faction’ – for want of a...

Let’s call time on partisan ignorance
Saviour Balzan

Nickie may have been characteristically naïve in showing her feelings but she is right in putting her finger on the alarm button

Nickie may have been characteristically naïve in...

Let’s put an end to all political bullying in schools
Josanne Cassar

This begs the question as to whether children should be exposed to political...

This begs the question as to whether children should be...

Nationality is irrelevant when it comes to crime and violence
Josanne Cassar

Dangerously violent men who snap because their girlfriend or wife leaves...

Dangerously violent men who snap because their girlfriend...

An agony aunt for the glasshouse brigade
Matthew Vella

No social media presence makes children fair game in the guilt-by-association war of political shaming, something that became a fact of life for Malta in the...

No social media presence makes children fair game in the...

Casualties of ‘war’
Raphael Vassallo

‘Sticks and stones’ may indeed ‘break your bones’... but words will hurt you far, far more in the long term

‘Sticks and stones’ may indeed ‘break...