Labour at a crossroads
Evarist Bartolo
In these difficult times we must strive for reason against passion and hatred; for patriotism rather than partisanship, and above all work together for the common good
Will Labour come clean? It surely cannot have it both ways
Michael Falzon
So long as Muscat clings to his position as Prime Minister, the cleaning up cannot be pursued with the Herculean energy that is needed
Free speech for learners
Saviour Balzan

'Prostitute' is a retrograde slur employed by men (and women) to undermine women in positions of influence or who take a stand, or simply when men...

'Prostitute' is a retrograde slur employed by...

Mater Dei: A living example of how different nationalities can work together
Josanne Cassar

As long as we are going to continue encouraging a foreign workforce, there is clearly a dire need for some long-term planning in the form of more health...

As long as we are going to continue encouraging a foreign...

When cinema explores universal social issues
Josanne Cassar

The concept of the class divide between ‘us’ and ‘them’...

The concept of the class divide between ‘us’...

How to abort a national discussion
Raphael Vassallo

In the end, then, Muscat’s endorsement of this discussion may well end up inadvertently aborting it instead

In the end, then, Muscat’s endorsement of this...

Robert Abela has a tall order on good governance, but the economy beckons too
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on Robert Abela • The new prime minister appears to be pressing the right buttons, but he also faces the challenge of keeping purchasing...

Saviour Balzan on Robert Abela • The new prime...

The strange case of Dr Robert and Mr Abela
Raphael Vassallo

It is indeed ‘a strange case’ to have two such totally antithetical...

It is indeed ‘a strange case’ to have two such...

You can’t pick and choose your historical past...
Raphael Vassallo

How much of this or that version of history is actually correct? How much of...

How much of this or that version of history is actually...

No false alarm
Saviour Balzan

If Muscat really cared he would act to ensure corrective measures are taken to ensure sustainability for Maltese newsrooms of independent media houses

If Muscat really cared he would act to ensure corrective...

Malta, do we have a gambling problem?
Josanne Cassar

While there are no exact statistics on the extent of the problem, the fact that the helpline 1777 is now open 24/7 is an indication that it is a considerable...

While there are no exact statistics on the extent of the...

Politicians without a plan: who prepared us for the labour influx and construction madness?
Josanne Cassar

Muscat would have never been elected had he called for 40,000 more foreign workers, land reclamation, or pledged the sale of St George’s Bay in...

Muscat would have never been elected had he called for...

‘Truth be told’… in a post-truth age
Raphael Vassallo

How Pierre Portelli could claim to be ‘alarmed’ to discover that...

How Pierre Portelli could claim to be ‘alarmed’...

[WATCH] Why Manuel Delia cannot be believed
Saviour Balzan

Between ghostwriting for Adrian Delia and campaigning for good governance,...

Between ghostwriting for Adrian Delia and campaigning for...

Everyone asked about Buffon but nobody asked about Gigi
Evarist Bartolo

Mental health is probably the most misunderstood disease and is subject to...

Mental health is probably the most misunderstood disease...

Vitals: a crooked deal with malice aforethought
Michael Falzon

Whichever way you look at these deals, one can only conclude that Vitals was...

Whichever way you look at these deals, one can only...

It is much harder to create than to destroy
Raphael Vassallo

If the PN’s implosion has left you feeling angry, bitter, and...

If the PN’s implosion has left you feeling angry,...

Are you ready for the 10-year challenge?
Josanne Cassar

The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its use by environmental groups to raise public awareness about how our surroundings been degraded in...

The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its...

Reality check on privatisation: public sector rules fly out the window
Saviour Balzan

Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all hospital procurement by Vitals. This is the reality check with privatisation: normal practices in the...

Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all...

Razor burned: Why Gillette's campaign against toxic masculinity missed the mark
The Conversation

Alan Abitbol • Who knew a razor blade company could become so controversial?

Alan Abitbol • Who knew a razor blade company...