How did we go from ‘gender balance’, to… this?
Raphael Vassallo
  Getting more women into Parliament is one thing; but allowing parliament to be overrun with the female equivalents of Spiridione Sant and Tal-Farfett is something else...
Quotas by any other name…
Michael Falzon
If we are going to study what are the Constitutional amendments that Malta needs, why don’t we make one radical change rather than changing the Constitution piecemeal?
[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: A look back at an election campaign that left people unexcited
Saviour Balzan

An election in which the size of defeat will determine the Nationalist Party's future

An election in which the size of defeat will determine the...

The tune has now changed to 'if you don’t like it leave'
Josanne Cassar

Apparently, you are not 'allowed' to say that Malta is no longer as...

Apparently, you are not 'allowed' to say that Malta...

How to abort a political party, five days before an election
Raphael Vassallo

I suppose, with only four days to go before a European election, it’s a...

I suppose, with only four days to go before a European...

What are they going to promise us next? Immortality?
Raphael Vassallo

A fair percentage of all the people I have ever known, and who are now dead,...

A fair percentage of all the people I have ever known, and...

Tax harmonisation: An early silly season
Michael Falzon

No Maltese MEP would vote for an EU-wide tax harmonisation in order to follow the group he or she belongs to. Maltese MEPs of whatever party have enough sense...

No Maltese MEP would vote for an EU-wide tax harmonisation...

I know! Let’s throw a bone to the environmentalists
Josanne Cassar

‘Open spaces’ is the latest buzzword in the greenwash policy

‘Open spaces’ is the latest buzzword in the...

The world in 2018: democracy tested by a lack of trust
Matthew Bugeja

The global economic picture is positive. The underlying political reality? Not...

The global economic picture is positive. The underlying...

Domestic violence: Whose side are the police on?
Josanne Cassar

The macho “closing of ranks”, even within the top echelons of...

The macho “closing of ranks”, even within the...

Enabling achievers
Evarist Bartolo

The Achieve programme is reaching out to students who would have either dropped out of education or had nothing to show for it after eleven years of schooling

The Achieve programme is reaching out to students who would...

Valletta is European Capital of Culture. Reasons to celebrate?
Teodor Reljic

Looking at 2018 | What are the implications of pitching this potentially...

Looking at 2018 | What are the implications of pitching...

How vital was Vitals?
Michael Falzon

As from the new year, new EU regulations do not allow governments to make contract with companies whose ultimate owner is unknown – as is the case of...

As from the new year, new EU regulations do not allow...

Adrian Delia and a revolution of confidence
Frank Psaila

Those who wish Delia fails are foolishly cutting their nose to spite their face...

Those who wish Delia fails are foolishly cutting their nose...

Come together (over my dead body)
Raphael Vassallo

The PN could only go one way or another; and whichever path it chose, it would automatically have lost a significant chunk of its voter base. The most recent...

The PN could only go one way or another; and whichever path...

Nature is trying to  tell us something
Josanne Cassar

Whether you live in a huge mansion and drive a Lamborghini, or whether you live in a modest mud hut in the middle of Africa where your feet are your only means...

Whether you live in a huge mansion and drive a Lamborghini,...

There is hope after all
Saviour Balzan

Could there be a “revival” of the printed newspaper? A newspaper that comes with a smell and offers that same sensation of paper with a reading...

Could there be a “revival” of the printed...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog
Saviour Balzan

In his first videoblog of the year, Saviour Balzan runs through what the 2018 could, and should hold for the country, from the need to seriously address...

In his first videoblog of the year, Saviour Balzan runs...

Freedom of speech is not just for Christmas
Raphael Vassallo

The murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia cannot be viewed in isolation. It was an...

The murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia cannot be viewed in...

Towards a more humane education
Evarist Bartolo

We are all guilty, at some point, of telling our mother, father, son, daughter or even friend that we’re busy or we don’t have the time

We are all guilty, at some point, of telling our mother,...