An air of despondency
Michael Falzon
The air of despondency continues to increase
The connection between a sense of entitlement and trouble finding a job
Josanne Cassar
There are plenty of jobs out there (unless all these vacancies I see are bogus) - but one cannot expect to find the right job immediately or without slogging away and paying...
A legally rigged system for the PLPN | Ralph Cassar

For those who choose to forget, who see politics as one long party, with lots...

For those who choose to forget, who see politics as one...

Full House
Michael Falzon

The increase of six seats to each side upsets the corrective mechanism made to ensure that, in a two-party House, the number of MPs in each party reflect the...

The increase of six seats to each side upsets the...

We are not ‘derogating’ from the Birds Directive. We’re just breaking it, that’s all
Raphael Vassallo

What we are looking at now is an actual, full-blown, environmental emergency. There is, at the end of it all, a bird species that is threatened with possible...

What we are looking at now is an actual, full-blown,...

Malta’s cultural and spiritual need for religious pageantry
Josanne Cassar

Despite all the fears that a more culturally diverse demographic will eat away...

Despite all the fears that a more culturally diverse...

What is the PN waiting for to change leader, anyway? The Zombie Apocalypse?
Raphael Vassallo

More specifically: how would it go down, with the one category of voter whose support the PN most desperately needs to win back… if it is to stand even...

More specifically: how would it go down, with the one...

This skewed electoral system just has to change
Josanne Cassar

Our already flawed electoral system is ripe for abuse by those who are pulling...

Our already flawed electoral system is ripe for abuse by...

Abela should set the tone with his new administration
Saviour Balzan

Prime Minister Robert Abela should use the first six months ahead of him to...

Prime Minister Robert Abela should use the first six months...

One does not simply ‘kick Ian Borg upstairs’…
Raphael Vassallo

We all seem resigned to a situation, whereby a portfolio as vitally...

We all seem resigned to a situation, whereby...

Soft minds on humanities | Timothy Gambin

So, the next time the MEA, or anyone else for that matter, would like to...

So, the next time the MEA, or anyone else for that matter,...

The PN grassroots strike back
Michael Falzon

Have those who have wrought so many problems within the PN taken their lesson?

Have those who have wrought so many problems within the PN...

60,000 different reasons for not voting
Josanne Cassar

The worst thing any political party can do after a defeat is to turn its cannons onto the electorate, blaming them for the result - And yet, the immediate...

The worst thing any political party can do after a defeat...

The prayer we need to be reciting
Saviour Balzan

I believe that Grech has had all the good intention in the world in taking up the PN leadership, but I see neither savoir-faire nor sophistication in trying to...

I believe that Grech has had all the good intention in the...

Transformed by grief: my ‘bonus year’ at the side of my late mother
Mark Camilleri Gambin

There is no ‘getting over’ a loss: we have no choice but to live on with grief thereafter. This sense of finality and inevitability gives this...

There is no ‘getting over’ a loss: we have...

Circumventing the Constitution and ordinary law on hunting | Kevin Aquilina
Kevin Aquilina

The WBRU is in a situation of lawlessness: the Gozo Minister enjoys no power over the WBRU and is not answerable in the House for its actions. The environment...

The WBRU is in a situation of lawlessness: the Gozo...

How about making today a ‘Day of Silence’ instead?
Raphael Vassallo

Or do we need that ‘silence’ a whole lot more, on a day...

Or do we need that ‘silence’ a whole lot more,...

Bernard Grech has to go
Saviour Balzan

“No matter how humble Abela claims he will be... we need a new fighting force to keep a powerful government in check

“No matter how humble Abela claims he will be... we...

A bland campaign which only served to piss people off
Josanne Cassar

The two big parties were competing to see who can be the biggest spender as if...

The two big parties were competing to see who can be the...

Not back to square one!
Michael Falzon

Time will tell whether Abela’s other victory that led to his succeeding Muscat as the Labour Party leader was, in fact, just a poisoned chalice; or...

Time will tell whether Abela’s other victory that led...