Remove partisan politics from councils, and more people will vote
Josanne Cassar
It was only in 1998, when Sant’s short-lived administration was removed from power, that the Labour Party changed its mind, and since then the local councils have been used...
And then there was a party
Saviour Balzan
What will not happen surely is the decapitation of Delia, and his replacement by a level-headed politician who brings some clarity and sense
What will forcing another foreign language really achieve?
Josanne Cassar

Maltese education is not geared towards producing leaders, innovators or free...

Maltese education is not geared towards producing leaders,...

A shake-up in Brussels
Matthew Bugeja

At a time in which the EU is facing challenges from inside and outside of its borders, EU leaders have turned to highly political individuals to pave the path...

At a time in which the EU is facing challenges from inside...

It is much easier to destroy than to create
Raphael Vassallo

The Adrian Delia faction is visibly stronger than its detractors; and this is...

The Adrian Delia faction is visibly stronger than its...

Sudden population growth within the confines of an island
Josanne Cassar

But away from slick, fancy presentations and men in suits, the reality on the...

But away from slick, fancy presentations and men in suits,...

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...

Malta is the land of second chances - and we hope to make...

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...

After 15 years of membership in the EU, Malta is no...

[WATCH] Visiting MEPs, holy deals and Joseph Muscat's electoral supremacy
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan shares his thoughts on the unorthodox meeting between visiting MEPs and magistrates probing the Egrant affair and Daphne Caruana Galizia's...

Saviour Balzan shares his thoughts on the unorthodox...

Saving bandsman Borg... but what about landlords’ rights?
Michael Falzon

Band clubs do serve a social purpose and bandsman Borg needs a place where to...

Band clubs do serve a social purpose and bandsman Borg...

Historical revisionism? Mintoff in a tie...
Raphael Vassallo

The Malta of my childhood was overshadowed by fear: the fear of Mintoff, which...

The Malta of my childhood was overshadowed by fear: the...

Understanding government’s remit on IVF and surrogacy | Maria Brown

Those who marry in Church for reasons of faith are also capable of reconciling...

Those who marry in Church for reasons of faith are also...

A whole lot of issues make one big issue
Josanne Cassar

Complacency is a dangerously seductive state of mind – after all, it is much easier to throw in the towel, kick back and let others get all worked up and...

Complacency is a dangerously seductive state of mind...

Two Maltese judges walk into a meeting to brief three MEPs...
Saviour Balzan

It’s no joke: it’s insulting that two members of the judiciary...

It’s no joke: it’s insulting that two members...

Italy’s shadow looms large over Europe
Matthew Bugeja

Rome’s problems have been decades in the making – but the proposed solutions are high-risk at a time in which Italy can ill afford them

Rome’s problems have been decades in the making...

No, it was not the educational system which failed Liam Debono
Josanne Cassar

No school can replace what is missing from home: the sense of feeling grounded,...

No school can replace what is missing from home: the sense...

Female prison blues...
Raphael Vassallo

Have the conditions at Corradino Prison changed? Now that the law courts (no less) have phrased it so eloquently for us... well, perhaps it’s time...

Have the conditions at Corradino Prison changed? Now...

Re-inventing the wheel through blockchain
Evarist Bartolo

Malta is the first to do this, and other countries are quickly realising the...

Malta is the first to do this, and other countries are...

No to violence against children
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

Violence against children, including corporal punishment, can have no part in a culture that is built on the values of dignity, of justice, and of peace.

Violence against children, including corporal punishment,...

[WATCH] Even Malta needs to have a debate on abortion
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan's videoblog | In 2018, Malta too has to hold a debate on...

Saviour Balzan's videoblog | In 2018, Malta too has to...