The difference between working to live and living to work
Josanne Cassar
The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers is itself a nostalgia which is already out of our reach
‘Tienes que pagarme… oh, oh-oh-oh-oh…’
Raphael Vassallo
Even without any incriminating transcripts, it has been patently obvious for over a decade that the Maltese tuna industry exerts a profound, pervasive power over Maltese...
The Devil came down to Bormla...
Raphael Vassallo

If the Devil really did exist… which initiative would he consider more worthwhile? Precipitating a global catastrophe costing millions of lives…...

If the Devil really did exist… which initiative...

Security in public schools
Michael Falzon

Many incidents can easily be avoided if school management is more efficient than it currently is

Many incidents can easily be avoided if school management...

Why Mina is right, and Arnold is not
Saviour Balzan

Now that Mina Tolu made a very sensible and moderate attempt at addressing the abortion taboo, Cassola expected AD's executive committee to disassociate...

Now that Mina Tolu made a very sensible and moderate...

We are the world
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that we want others to accept us as we are, as it suits us, but we refuse to offer them the same courtesy

It seems to me that we want others to accept us as we are,...

[WATCH] Why we need an inquiry into the Maltese tuna industry
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on the suspension of fisheries director Andreina Fenech Farrugia

Saviour Balzan on the suspension of fisheries director...

The difference between working to live and living to work
Josanne Cassar

The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers is itself a...

The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers...

About time we get our priorities right
Josanne Cassar

How does a harmless, flirtatious song between a man and a woman written 74 years ago, suddenly become date rape?

How does a harmless, flirtatious song between a man and a...

In a world with real problems, let’s stop being so easily offended
Josanne Cassar

Policies that simply tick all the progressive-sounding boxes without listening...

Policies that simply tick all the progressive-sounding...

Politicise the Presidency? No, thanks
Raphael Vassallo

My guess is that the Council of Europe simply got their files muddled up, and issued the wrong country report by mistake. They might have mixed us up with...

My guess is that the Council of Europe simply got...

That’s not pro-business
Peter Agius

As odd as it might seem to some government operators... we do have rules on public spending: the present ones were ironically revised by Labour...

As odd as it might seem to some government...

Rokit crosses genre boundaries with award-winning novel
Mark Camilleri

With Rokit, Loranne Vella distinguished herself with yet another prize-winning...

With Rokit, Loranne Vella distinguished herself with yet...

A very French, very yellow bandwagon...
Raphael Vassallo

With serious reservations about the method of engagement – I myself feel far more represented by the ‘gilets jaunes’ 25 points, than by...

With serious reservations about the method of engagement...

The Neville Gafà mystery
Michael Falzon

Gafà enjoys the trust of the Prime Minister – irrespective of so many allegations of wrongdoing. This cannot be taken lightly and should be an...

Gafà enjoys the trust of the Prime Minister –...

Admitting something is a bad  idea is the hardest job of all
Josanne Cassar

We have lived with this kind of division which splits the country right down...

We have lived with this kind of division which splits the...

Now that you mention aesthetics…
Saviour Balzan

Who would not say that Malta was thoroughly deflowered during that golden age of aestheticism when visionaries like Tonio Fenech and George Pullicino, and of...

Who would not say that Malta was thoroughly deflowered...

Caring for gifted students
Evarist Bartolo

Whilst it is our moral duty to do all we can not to let any children fall behind, it is also our duty not to hold back students from reaching their full...

Whilst it is our moral duty to do all we can not to let any...

Greenwashing our environmental policies
Josanne Cassar

Cut to the chase: the government could just admit that in its eagerness to greenwash its environmental policies, it was taken for a ride.

Cut to the chase: the government could just admit that...

‘The season of good jeer…’
Raphael Vassallo

We have one set of grumpy, Grinchy people complaining about another equally grumpy, Grinchy group placing flowers and candles at a makeshift shrine to a...

We have one set of grumpy, Grinchy people complaining about...