Checking Malta’s powerful Prime Minister through constitutional reforms
Michael Briguglio
As a neutral political figurehead, President George Vella may be best placed to rely on the report of the Venice Commission to lead the reform process to a conclusion
Slow drivers don’t cause accidents, over-speeding does
Josanne Cassar
Contrary to the claims of the people commenting on the above-mentioned discussion, no, no one ever caused an accident by exercising caution...
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

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

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...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...

Why not a ‘Commissioner for Funny Walks’ while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

And people are surprised that others might be having second thoughts about...

And people are surprised that others might be having second...

Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe...

The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode...

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been...

Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...

Downsizing our lives
Josanne Cassar

Most of the big names behind all these towers, luxury developments and petrol stations already have more money than they could possibly spend in one lifetime

Most of the big names behind all these towers, luxury...

‘Vote PN, get’... what, exactly?
Raphael Vassallo

Um... really? That's how democracy works, huh? You vote for a party... and that's the party you get if it wins the election? Hmmm

Um... really? That's how democracy works, huh? You vote...

Bulgaria at the helm of the EU presidency
Frank Psaila

The EU as a whole has entered a critical phase in its history as it comes to...

The EU as a whole has entered a critical phase in its...

The world we live in
Evarist Bartolo

The battle is rough as it is - we must work together to continue bringing investment and jobs to this country

The battle is rough as it is - we must work together to...

Contradictory messages on the IIP
Michael Falzon

Donald Trump has popularised the term fake news, using it to criticise unfavourable news in the media

Donald Trump has popularised the term fake news, using it...

Cause of death: poverty
Raphael Vassallo

In practice, it turns out that our services are none too different from the ones we tend to scoff at in other countries

In practice, it turns out that our services are none too...

Selectively choosing one’s outrage
Josanne Cassar

Either we all have a right to say what we like without being dehumanised and harassed, or else only those who tally with your own agenda are going to be...

Either we all have a right to say what we like without...

I'm alright, f**k you jack
Saviour Balzan

We must address the question of values based on cultural standing, education and a quality of life beyond the concrete jungle guided by the greed for more and...

We must address the question of values based on cultural...

When all else fails, follow directions
Josanne Cassar

The Maltese inability to form a queue: I suggest that “get in line, wait your turn, first come, first served” should be mantras taught to...

The Maltese inability to form a queue: I suggest that...

An unstoppable ODZ landgrab
Raphael Vassallo

Let's all just buy up the countryside for cheap, turn it into a giant residential compound and become millionaires overnight

Let's all just buy up the countryside for cheap, turn...

Malta's PIRLS score: uncertain pathway in education
Therese Comodini Cachia

Therese Comodini Cahica | Unless the administration forges a way forward...

Therese Comodini Cahica | Unless the administration forges...

How to save the Maltese language from extinction
Evarist Bartolo

While Maltese literature is doing very well and publications are relatively...

While Maltese literature is doing very well and...