You’re either a magistrate, or a TV celebrity. You can’t be both...
Raphael Vassallo
Magistrate Joe Mifsud starts out his judgment with a typical ‘Thought of the Day’: an entirely random “warning against the harmful effects of social networks...
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 Delia as some red rag waving in front of their bullish instincts
Smoking and cigarettes? We have something worse in our pockets today
Evarist Bartolo

I really think our addiction to our phones could lead to worse consequences...

I really think our addiction to our phones could lead to...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: Politicians are squarely to blame for illegal bird shooting
Saviour Balzan

The targeting of Greater Flamingos by hunters is the result of years of appeasement by the political class

The targeting of Greater Flamingos by hunters is the result...

Egg-pelting stag party should catalyse national conversation on feminism | Dawn Adrienne-Saliba

Feminists ask both men and women to understand the cumulative harm that such interactions can cause. And we ask everyone to actively speak out any time they...

Feminists ask both men and women to understand the...

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...

A breath of fresh air in education
Evarist Bartolo

The students’ group put to shame a lot of other stakeholders through constant engagement with policymakers, and publication of high quality documents and...

The students’ group put to shame a lot of other...

You can vote, but you can’t contest...
Raphael Vassallo

I may be reaching that age when I start looking at ‘16-year-olds’ and actually assume they’re much closer to 10 or 12. It might be an unfair...

I may be reaching that age when I start looking at...

The BOV La Valette property fund: a saga worth recalling
Michael Falzon

The reaction of BoV was a public relations disaster. Rather than engaging with...

The reaction of BoV was a public relations disaster. Rather...

Transforming social responsibility to social advocacy for legacy | Jesmond Saliba

While companies may initially fear the sectarian mentality in a tiny nation-state like ours, corporate social advocacy can be a catalyst to overcome this same...

While companies may initially fear the sectarian mentality...

Are we serious about getting rid of cronyism?
Josanne Cassar

Election after election, there are many who have obtained their positions,...

Election after election, there are many who have obtained...

The ambassador for the promotion of ugliness
Saviour Balzan

Many talk of referenda for hunting and trapping, but perhaps it is time to...

Many talk of referenda for hunting and trapping, but...

Syrian conflict heightens dangers of US-Russian confrontation
Matthew Bugeja

US troops and Russian mercenaries exchanging fire in Syria is a dangerous twist...

US troops and Russian mercenaries exchanging fire in Syria...

Deconstructing the foreign critique about Malta
Josanne Cassar

If we are to improve the country and fix what is wrong before it is too late,...

If we are to improve the country and fix what is wrong...

Direct orders, directly in breach of regulations
Raphael Vassallo

Governments routinely break all the rules and regulations they set for everyone...

Governments routinely break all the rules and regulations...

Fearne, Muscat and the Labour leadership
Frank Psaila

Muscat’s Qormi statement makes Fearne’s ambitions increasingly difficult to attain. Muscat has – in not so many words – told him to...

Muscat’s Qormi statement makes Fearne’s...

Truth is in the eye of the beholder
Evarist Bartolo

Do we really want an authority, whether Facebook or someone else, that controls what is shared and posted? It’s not like the truth has any chance

Do we really want an authority, whether Facebook or someone...

Money as a measure of success? Only ‘now’. And only ‘here’...
Raphael Vassallo

The rest of the EU is driven by ‘higher values’. It is only here in...

The rest of the EU is driven by ‘higher...