The ghosts of Labour past
Michael Falzon
In the early 1970s, the then Labour adminstration failed to appoint the Constitutional Court as a means to pressure the Opposition into agreeing with the Constitutional changes...
We have forgotten how to argue
Raphael Vassallo
To replace ‘arguments’ with ‘insults’ is to automatically concede defeat. It proves that the argument you are attempting to assail is simply too sound to...
What are the PN’s prospects for the future? The sad reply is zilch
Michael Falzon

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and selfish. They just saw...

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and...

The messenger with forged documents resigns
Saviour Balzan

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN before 2017 to make...

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN...

‘I’ll defend my party to the end’ (even if I suffer as a result)
Josanne Cassar

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with our vote. Why should we have any qualms about withdrawing our support once we feel we have...

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: On people power and Adrian Delia
Saviour Balzan

From ordinary people protesting against the construction spree to the internal...

From ordinary people protesting against the construction...

‘The threat is too great’
Raphael Vassallo

Does a young woman really have to be executed or dismembered, before we understand that this is not something a functional democracy can afford to ignore?

Does a young woman really have to be executed or...

Once in a while the citizen wins
Josanne Cassar

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people forget stupid partisan politics as they did in this case, and work together for a common cause, they...

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people...

Gorging ourselves, gobbling our land
Josanne Cassar

Our legacy will be towns and villages which have merged into one another, dotted by petrol stations for the cars we cannot live without, to drive us to the...

Our legacy will be towns and villages which have merged...

In Daphne Caruana Galizia's own words
Josanne Cassar

While plenty of documented material has been publishe about Daphne Caruana Galizia’s journalistic work, little attention is paid to the equally...

While plenty of documented material has been publishe about...

A joke about Mount Carmel? They must be crazy...
Raphael Vassallo

 all this internet outrage would be far better directed at the problem...

 all this internet outrage would be far better...

A world urban forum and why it matters | Corina Cretu

Europe is indeed a beacon, an example to follow for tens of millions of people...

Europe is indeed a beacon, an example to follow for tens of...

No need to re-invent the wheel
Evarist Bartolo

The challenges in assessment, diverse abilities and educator development are things we do not face alone, but can be found everywhere

The challenges in assessment, diverse abilities and...

Zonqor campus. Much worse than a bad deal | Adrian Delia

Eddie Fenech Adami’s fight was about freedom: our freedom to live our...

Eddie Fenech Adami’s fight was about freedom: our...

Why Konrad Mizzi might cost Chris Fearne the Labour leadership
Frank Psaila

When the health baton was passed on to Chris Fearne, he had to face the music...

When the health baton was passed on to Chris Fearne, he had...

This thing we call ‘art’
Raphael Vassallo

The arts? Oh, it’s just one of the boxes on the official bucket-list that must be ticked. It doesn’t really matter who you tick it with, or why

The arts? Oh, it’s just one of the boxes on the...

The politics of pettiness
Michael Falzon

Germany shares joint top spot on infringements with Spain… Malta is one of the most obedient member states. Yet German politicians have been imbued by...

Germany shares joint top spot on infringements with...

Moving forward, together
Kahin Ismail

Download here the UNHCR’s magazine ‘Moving Forward, Together’ here: a celebration of people’s resilience after fleeing persecution and...

Download here the UNHCR’s magazine ‘Moving...

The couple relationship in the 21st century
Josanne Cassar

Each phase has its ups and downs, but one thing which all the academics agreed...

Each phase has its ups and downs, but one thing which all...

Ram it down our throats
Saviour Balzan

The reform itself also sends the wrong message: that society should be looking to the younger generation for direction, and not the elderly folk. Because at...

The reform itself also sends the wrong message: that...