We need a bigger prison
Raphael Vassallo
Like the problem of overcrowding at Malta’s prison, for instance… which has once again risen to the surface, after a number of inmates staged an umpteenth hunger...
You can’t solve problems with empty catch-phrases
Raphael Vassallo
If politicians are not even going to try and come up with any solutions to the issues affecting, it’s a bit like a footballer who can’t be bothered to score...
Lying about others can only damage the United States’ own credibility | Zhaofeng Wang

The United States is the sole superpower in the world, yet it seems that lying about others has become its major diplomacy tool. How unfortunate

The United States is the sole superpower in the world, yet...

Can Labour come clean?
Michael Falzon

These are all signs that Robert Abela is working on a new image of Labour, before he decides to hold the next general election

These are all signs that Robert Abela is working on a new...

Nice garden. Let’s demolish it, and build a petrol station instead...
Raphael Vassallo

No, no, make no mistake. As Boromir would no doubt have put it: 'not with 10,000 legal arguments can you possibly justify a criminal injustice of this...

No, no, make no mistake. As Boromir would no doubt have put...

Reforming the book industry during the hardest-ever economic crisis in history
Mark Camilleri

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the necessity of taking the matter at hand with the serious approach it deserves

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the...

State schools should not be the Cinderella of education
Josanne Cassar

When it comes to financial resources, state schools should not be the...

When it comes to financial resources, state schools should...

Out of control, under control
Saviour Balzan

Every society needs to be confronted with rules, ours is not

Every society needs to be confronted with rules, ours is not

Don’t be impolite and ask about sources
Saviour Balzan

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia, and his implication...

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia,...

No one told you life  would ever be this way
Josanne Cassar

In all other respects, however, we seem to be heading in the same direction...

In all other respects, however, we seem to be heading in...

The terror of climate change is transforming young people's identity
The Conversation

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to recognise the necessity of...

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to...

Climate change: a climate scientist answers questions from teenagers
The Conversation

“How long is the planet going to last? I heard it was 12...

“How long is the planet going to last? I heard it was...

[WATCH] Ronnie Pellegrini did not deserve a keyboard lynching
Saviour Balzan

Ronnie Pellegrini may have been Lorry Sant’s man, but he did not deserve...

Ronnie Pellegrini may have been Lorry Sant’s man, but...

Groomed to perfection
Josanne Cassar

It is always difficult to see icons which you would have once admired being shown in an unflattering light - the same happened to many of us when Bill Cosby...

It is always difficult to see icons which you would have...

The ex-ministers’ club
Raphael Vassallo

If you view it only as a glorified ‘ex-Ministers’ club’… well, you can’t expect the rest of us to be enthusiastic about...

If you view it only as a glorified...

Malta faces challenge of an overflow of jobs and high growth
Evarist Bartolo

Success breeds a new set of challenges, but they are challenges that with a...

Success breeds a new set of challenges, but they are...

The cows that don’t laugh
Raphael Vassallo

Fortunately, however, by now I am old enough to understand that things are rarely what they ‘seem to be’. All too often, they turn out to be a good...

Fortunately, however, by now I am old enough to understand...

The new President
Michael Falzon

Thankfully, the country has been saved the useless bickering and ridiculous arguments that would have done more harm to the Opposition than to the President

Thankfully, the country has been saved the useless...

From abortion to tunnel vision
Saviour Balzan

It will not be easy – the arguments against abortion are not all wrong and many arguments have the support of young mothers, families and grounded people

It will not be easy – the arguments against abortion...

For more women in public life, someone else has to run the household
Josanne Cassar

No amount of quotas will push a woman into the public sphere if the stress of...

No amount of quotas will push a woman into the public...