Would you rather panic or rely on facts?
Josanne Cassar
Fomenting nationwide panic will not solve anything and never has. The rising levels of alarm and fear can only lead to making a possibly risky situation worse
If Malta broke international law… so did the European Commission
Raphael Vassallo
It therefore follows that, should a European policy be deemed ‘illegal’, the people responsible for is implementation should face criminal proceedings in a court of law
One month on... how much longer can this be sustained?
Josanne Cassar

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into different types of...

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into...

Alla illiberani
Saviour Balzan

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a leader to Eddie Fenech Adami, Lawrence Gonzi, or Joseph Muscat, the people who played the pipers’...

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a...

In it together | Helena Grech

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any initial hiccups at the start of such an unprecedented challenge

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any...

Enforcement cannot just be for lesser mortals
Raphael Vassallo

More importantly, however, there are limits to our country’s logistical...

More importantly, however, there are limits to our...

Future-proofing our societies
Miriam Dalli

Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt to change when they have to. This crisis showed us how society can transform itself in a very short...

Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt...

‘Swift action’? By the EU? You’ve got to be kidding me...
Raphael Vassallo

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or Milan, or Cremona, or...

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or...

[WATCH] Ronnie Pellegrini did not deserve a keyboard lynching
Saviour Balzan

Ronnie Pellegrini may have been Lorry Sant’s man, but he did not deserve...

Ronnie Pellegrini may have been Lorry Sant’s man, but...

Groomed to perfection
Josanne Cassar

It is always difficult to see icons which you would have once admired being shown in an unflattering light - the same happened to many of us when Bill Cosby...

It is always difficult to see icons which you would have...

The ex-ministers’ club
Raphael Vassallo

If you view it only as a glorified ‘ex-Ministers’ club’… well, you can’t expect the rest of us to be enthusiastic about...

If you view it only as a glorified...

Malta faces challenge of an overflow of jobs and high growth
Evarist Bartolo

Success breeds a new set of challenges, but they are challenges that with a...

Success breeds a new set of challenges, but they are...

The cows that don’t laugh
Raphael Vassallo

Fortunately, however, by now I am old enough to understand that things are rarely what they ‘seem to be’. All too often, they turn out to be a good...

Fortunately, however, by now I am old enough to understand...

The new President
Michael Falzon

Thankfully, the country has been saved the useless bickering and ridiculous arguments that would have done more harm to the Opposition than to the President

Thankfully, the country has been saved the useless...

From abortion to tunnel vision
Saviour Balzan

It will not be easy – the arguments against abortion are not all wrong and many arguments have the support of young mothers, families and grounded people

It will not be easy – the arguments against abortion...

For more women in public life, someone else has to run the household
Josanne Cassar

No amount of quotas will push a woman into the public sphere if the stress of...

No amount of quotas will push a woman into the public...

Women have been written out of power – time is ripe for a new language of equality
The Conversation

It is not easy to change culturally conditioned ways of behaving and thinking, but the continued perpetuation and reinforcement of cultural and social...

It is not easy to change culturally conditioned ways of...

Trump was wrong about North Korea as summit falters in Vietnam
Matthew Bugeja

Trump has long gambled that Pyongyang could be enticed to put economic benefits...

Trump has long gambled that Pyongyang could be enticed to...

MFSA rebranding: new wine in old wineskins | PKF Malta
George M. Mangion

One welcomes the latest International Monetary Fund report which has been...

One welcomes the latest International Monetary Fund report...

When you have to choose between groceries and your rent, that’s poverty
Josanne Cassar

Having to choose whether to pay one’s bills or buy nutritious food is also a reality and explains why pastizzi shops are selling stodgy, pastry items...

Having to choose whether to pay one’s bills or buy...