Not a very happy Workers’ Day if you are earning one euro per hour
Josanne Cassar
It is all very well to celebrate Workers’ Day with crowds of people dressed in red, but what is the Labour Government actually doing for the downtrodden worker being treated...
Malta will be a different country after 25 May
Raphael Vassallo
Muscat’s position is so utterly unassailable today, that he can even joke smugly about resigning if he loses this election  
It’s a jungle out there
Josanne Cassar

The reason we are feeling it more acutely than ever now is because when there is a gradual, steady breakdown in a country’s already flimsy approach to...

The reason we are feeling it more acutely than ever now is...

The other ‘message from the electorate’… and what the PN can do
Raphael Vassallo

The PN could become the party to propose a radical new approach to pressing...

The PN could become the party to propose a radical new...

Have a beer for us up there, Ċukaj
Kurt Sansone

Until we meet again for a heated discussion on the rainbow-painted zebra crossing in Floriana, farewell Ivan Fenech

Until we meet again for a heated discussion on the...

It is time communities are listened to: social impact studies are the way forward
Michael Briguglio

Social impact assessments can help verify the consequences and impacts of development proposals in relation to the communities involved

Social impact assessments can help verify the...

Have you seen any trickle-down? I doubt it
Michael Falzon

The Sette Giugno riots pushed forward Malta’s quest for a representative...

The Sette Giugno riots pushed forward Malta’s quest...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Joe Saliba is in no position to pontificate
Saviour Balzan

The man who left the Nationalist Party with a mountain of debt has come back to tell the party the future is bleak

The man who left the Nationalist Party with a mountain of...

Giving credit where it’s due
Josanne Cassar

Ultimately, the real work of holding the Government and large corporations to account lies in rolling up one’s sleeves, investigating, poring over the...

Ultimately, the real work of holding the Government and...

Reputation means jobs
Frank Psaila

Unless the Government puts its house in order next time round we might not be so lucky. If Malta is listed as a tax haven, that would cause untold harm to our...

Unless the Government puts its house in order next time...

Facebook loses face!
Michael Falzon

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, acknowledged that there has been “a breach of trust” between Facebook and its users and accepted his company had the...

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, acknowledged that there has...

‘Be afraid, be very afraid...’
Raphael Vassallo

If we’re going to draw up decent legislation on any given topic, it would help to know a thing or two about the issue you’re legislating about

If we’re going to draw up decent legislation on any...

Look at your smartphone apps
Evarist Bartolo

I think strengthening the Maltese language is a very important step towards safeguarding its future. In schools we should extend the opportunities as much as...

I think strengthening the Maltese language is a very...

Just a movie full of bad guys
Saviour Balzan

Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not be impressed by all the antics we see or hear

Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not...

The more women speak up, the less likely they will be dismissed
Josanne Cassar

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped takes the crucial step...

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped...

Even professionals won’t talk about abortion
Tia Reljic

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese patients ever seek...

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese...

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,...