Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo
If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent
Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon
Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly building up within the...
The Archbishop’s gambit
Michael Falzon

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no doubt that Archbishop Scicluna is one of a kind – the right kind, of course

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no...

Why I think the Archbishop’s gesture matters...
Raphael Vassallo

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are intrinsically evil; even...

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are...

Charity marred by uncharitable behaviour
Josanne Cassar

We are reading more and more about people who do not have much; who are living hand to mouth, just about making ends meet between their rent/mortgage, daily...

We are reading more and more about people who do not have...

Does it all go away with just a sorry?
Saviour Balzan

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly commendable, but does it erase any of that anger for the Church’s actions in the 1960s?

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly...

History didn’t end with the fall of the Berlin Wall – but only now is the new battleground clear
The Conversation

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, we can see a new battleground for alternative visions of the future being laid. 1989 should be seen...

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell,...

I am a Maltese woman and I’m married to a black man | Lara Bezzina

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina feared for her...

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina...

Last call for the gravy train
Saviour Balzan

Loyalty is like convenience, and when the time comes they will both dump Muscat and Delia if it suits them

Loyalty is like convenience, and when the time comes they...

Why pride doesn’t cut it | Manuel Zarb

Young people are not proud of political party branding in any capacity, and they do not identify with political parties’ PR campaigns

Young people are not proud of political party branding in...

[WATCH] A golden opportunity to evade justice
Saviour Balzan

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police Commissioner Silvio...

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police...

On children’s nutrition, it really takes a village
Evarist Bartolo

At the end of the day, the responsibility for a child or young person first...

At the end of the day, the responsibility for a child or...

Between the Devil and the deep blue sea
Raphael Vassallo

Clearly, then, this very much is a ‘pan-European problem’... as Italy, Malta and other southern states have been howling for years

Clearly, then, this very much is a ‘pan-European...

Full up, and nowhere to go
Josanne Cassar

Would you want to go on vacation to a place which is overcrowded, over-developed and polluted, and getting from one place to the other is the stuff of...

Would you want to go on vacation to a place which is...

Consumers getting higher energy bills | David Agius & Michael Briguglio
Michael Briguglio

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery continue. The Nationalist Party is ready to take legal action to ensure that people are not robbed. We are...

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery...

The ‘Mohamed Salah’ effect
The Conversation

In a country with growing unemployment and political unrest, Salah is an icon and a role model – he embodies the ideal of a young person who...

In a country with growing unemployment and political...

Summertime, and the livin’s (not) easy
Michael Falzon

This Matteo is a different kettle of fish and political observers think that Malta is in for a long hot summer, spending days of bickering with Italy about...

This Matteo is a different kettle of fish and political...

We don’t need another hero
Josanne Cassar

As a nation I think many have this real need to look up to a political leader in the same way that they hero-worship their favourite footballer

As a nation I think many have this real need to look up to...

The priority list
Saviour Balzan

I am informed that the legal representatives of a business concern in the locality passed on a message to the Archbishop on the matter well before the story...

I am informed that the legal representatives of a business...

Why all the fuss?
Raphael Vassallo

While Malta may really be small and insignificant in the bigger European picture... we’re not entirely ‘powerless’, you know

While Malta may really be small and insignificant in the...