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 can-do attitude they can be overcome
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 deal worse
Green issues can take  centre-stage with young voters
Evarist Bartolo

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through an educational...

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through...

What can empty chairs do about freedom of expression?
Raphael Vassallo

Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And empty chairs cannot...

Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And...

Right-wing populists have a plan to upset the European consensus
Michael Falzon

There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and related political...

There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and...

Chris Fearne saves the day
Josanne Cassar

Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to have developed and given the speed with which Fearne immediately swept in, one would be forgiven for...

Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to...

A day in the life of the hypocrites
Saviour Balzan

MPs are well known for seeking the blessing of business patrons, which is why those who accuse their colleagues when they themselves sucked off the teat of big...

MPs are well known for seeking the blessing of business...

EXPLAINER | Julian Assange: WikiLeaks founder arrested in London
The Conversation

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest of WikiLeaks founder...

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest...

Nice ‘abortion debate’ we’re all having, huh?
Raphael Vassallo

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a survivor of Malta’s...

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a...

Pope Francis won’t support women priests – Here’s what he could do
The Conversation

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the priesthood, it is within reason that he could lead in ordaining women to become deacons, as this...

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the...

The lazy and difficult student
Evarist Bartolo

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and where a common baseline of reality is not there, Stephen Hawking exemplified reason, modesty and...

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and...

It’s ‘Doctor’ Evil, thank you very much...
Raphael Vassallo

If this article comes to a sudden halt in mid-sentence, just assume I’ve...

If this article comes to a sudden halt in mid-sentence,...

The petrol importation monopoly
Michael Falzon

Governments have come and governments have gone and Malta became an EU member state but the situation has hardly changed, save for the hiving off of...

Governments have come and governments have gone and Malta...

It's called our mother tongue for a reason
Josanne Cassar

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese born and bred who...

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese...

Teaching children how to connect again
Josanne Cassar

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence in children from a young age, I fear we will end up in a world which is like something out of...

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence...

Muscat’s agenda is to undermine our Christian values | Edwin Vassallo

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF, same sex marriage or the latest act on domestic violence, Muscat has always characterised his actions...

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF,...

Face it, Maltese media: we screwed up
Raphael Vassallo

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story so totally wrong is only a natural progression from the way the Maltese media has approached its...

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story...

Moving forward
Evarist Bartolo

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but let’s not forget that Western Europe has been free from conflict for the past 73 years, mainly...

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but...

The Joseph Muscat party
Frank Psaila

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that their party continues to lead in the polls; wishing that tomorrow never comes – or oblivious...

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that...

Wasting time on burning waste
Michael Falzon

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem to have decided that it exists to give voters a government job for doing next to nothing

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem...