What does our reaction to egg-pelting stag party video say about us?
Josanne Cassar
When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of the person paying, especially if the person being paid is in dire straits and will do just about anything for money
Malta must retain the ability to appreciate the beauty it has
Evarist Bartolo
In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to make sure we retain the ability to appreciate the beauty we already have, and value it
Egg-pelting tells us more about men than women
Raphael Vassallo

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do whatever you like,...

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do...

An examination of our conscience is badly needed
Josanne Cassar

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of formal education but...

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of...

Maltese music should be getting more airplay
Saviour Balzan

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over our lives,...

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over...

What does our reaction to egg-pelting stag party video say about us?
Josanne Cassar

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of the person paying,...

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of...

Malta must retain the ability to appreciate the beauty it has
Evarist Bartolo

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to make sure we retain...

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to...

Caught between the Devil and Dublin 2…
Raphael Vassallo

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at sea caught between the Devil and the deep blue sea… because a bunch of supposedly...

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at...

You break the rules, so why shouldn't I?
Josanne Cassar

Being Mediterranean and laidback should not prevent us from embracing civic pride to show that we really love our own country as much as we claim we do

Being Mediterranean and laidback should not prevent us from...

A real drama behind a (mostly fictitious) documentary
Raphael Vassallo

Of all the inaccuracies in the first part of the BBC's docudrama about...

Of all the inaccuracies in the first part of the BBC's...

The lure of the political limelight
Josanne Cassar

There seems to be a general sense of exaggerated self-importance everywhere you look and our little island is certainly not lacking in that department

There seems to be a general sense of exaggerated...

The ‘SOK’ syndrome (and making sense of Malta’s new building rules)
Raphael Vassallo

According to urban legend, the idea for a course in Systems of Knowledge came to Education Minister Ugo Mifsud Bonnici’s head while he was stuck at an...

According to urban legend, the idea for a course in Systems...

From De Rohan to baseball, Malta and the U.S celebrate 243 years of friendship
Mark A. Schapiro

From the appointment of the first U.S. Consul to Malta in 1796, to the power of sports diplomacy today, Malta and the United States have enjoyed many common...

From the appointment of the first U.S. Consul to Malta in...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: An incredible request by pilots and the Daphne BBC radio drama
Saviour Balzan

Industrial action by Air Malta pilots and Daphne Caruana Galizia's docudrama on BBC4

Industrial action by Air Malta pilots and Daphne Caruana...

Rent reform, at last
Michael Falzon

The proposed law will avoid the situation where tenants are continually worried that their rent would be increased astronomically and capriciously. At the...

The proposed law will avoid the situation where...

Facebook killed the political star
Raphael Vassallo

If a Facebook post somehow chimes in with the viewer’s own private opinion or bias… it becomes an instant, incontrovertible ‘fact’

If a Facebook post somehow chimes in with the...

Tourists behaving badly are a threat to global tourism, and the industry is partly to blame
The Conversation

Freya Higgins-Desbiolles • The increasing prevalance of the badly behaved tourist, either in reality or simply as cultural meme, presents a serious...

Freya Higgins-Desbiolles • The increasing...

Are exams producing quality students?
Josanne Cassar

While I can understand that some parents are alarmed at the prospect of no more benchmarking exams at Year Six, I have never really been able to grasp the...

While I can understand that some parents are alarmed at the...

Let’s razzle dazzle them, with some PR
Josanne Cassar

Did you blink and think you missed this clamping down on construction sites? No, because it just didn’t happen

Did you blink and think you missed this clamping down on...

‘Leadership cults’ are the last thing the PN needs
Raphael Vassallo

Now is not the time for ‘glorious leaders’; now is the time for a...

Now is not the time for ‘glorious leaders’; now...