Dear government: each of your actions has consequences
Josanne Cassar
Trying to shirk the inevitability of the consequences or run away from obligations will not make them go away, but is only a stop gap measure until we finally hit a wall
The benefits of speaking different languages | Phyllisienne Vassallo Gauci
A language is an important communication tool and speaking different languages allows us to be overall better communicators with the ability to understand and appreciate different...
All of us want justice for Daphne
Saviour Balzan

This country has a festering wound that needs treatment. We may not agree with Daphne’s style or politics but we are all behind the need to nail the...

This country has a festering wound that needs...

There’s a lot we can learn from others
Josanne Cassar

We refuse to learn from what has been done in other countries in many sectors, and to avoid their mistakes, because our relatively new independence has made us...

We refuse to learn from what has been done in other...

Homeless and hopeless: Platitudes are not enough
Josanne Cassar

There are a lot of things we have never experienced in Malta before, and yet...

There are a lot of things we have never experienced in...

Manipulation - a challenge today and tomorrow
Evarist Bartolo

As technology continues at a fast pace, society has to make sure it is ready to...

As technology continues at a fast pace, society has to make...

So long, and thanks for all the profits...
Raphael Vassallo

If I were to place a bet on whether HSBC will stay or leave in the next five...

If I were to place a bet on whether HSBC will stay or leave...

Are trade unions facing a crisis?
Michael Falzon

The rate of increase in union members is out of synch with the rate of increase in employed persons

The rate of increase in union members is out of synch with...

The law courts’ ‘take-away’
Michael Falzon

The logistical running of the Law Courts – as distinct from the workings of the Judiciary – has always been shaky, to say the least

The logistical running of the Law Courts – as...

Faith? No more...
Raphael Vassallo

Maybe we did need Paloma Faith to spell it out for us in the end…  the very fact that political parties are allowed to own media corporations...

Maybe we did need Paloma Faith to spell it out for us in...

Anyone interested in my hit-list?
Saviour Balzan

Fireworks, and especially the use of petards and uncontrolled noise at untimely hours, are a problem that is still highly unregulated and goes on with little...

Fireworks, and especially the use of petards and...

Let's talk about rents, shall we?
Josanne Cassar

I guess the only saving grace in this era of swiftly-shared misinformation is that in today’s world, preposterous remarks can be immediately shot down by...

I guess the only saving grace in this era of swiftly-shared...

Europe’s politicians are being sniped by identity politics from the far right
Matthew Bugeja

Politicians are afraid of being ousted if they take a line which angers their citizens on the migration issue and are implementing measures touted by far-right...

Politicians are afraid of being ousted if they take a line...

Maltese women remain under-represented in science | Renee Laiviera

Women face considerable challenges in paving their way in the spheres of...

Women face considerable challenges in paving their way in...

Connecting business and education
Evarist Bartolo

Bi-partisan agreement enacted in Parliament sets out that accredited Vocational Education and Training providers may issue a skills card with the...

Bi-partisan agreement enacted in Parliament sets out...

Closing ports to rescue ships is not a solution
Raphael Vassallo

Malta's official position was that Italy had violated international law on...

Malta's official position was that Italy had violated...

Now we got X Factor, we have some instant celebs to deal with
Josanne Cassar

Fame is a two-edged sword and with the fans, one will always have haters. For...

Fame is a two-edged sword and with the fans, one will...

On irregular migration, Adrian Delia is right
Frank Psaila

There is widespread agreement that Malta cannot, and should not cater for large...

There is widespread agreement that Malta cannot, and should...

Roads are popular promises. But the PLPN is just postponing the problem
Ralph Cassar

Do residential roads need fixing and in some cases rebuilding completely? Of course, they do. The real issue, however, is making residential roads safer and...

Do residential roads need fixing and in some cases...

It is the EU that must outsmart human traffickers
Miriam Dalli

Smugglers operate on a business model, adapting their businesses to decisions...

Smugglers operate on a business model, adapting their...