Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics
Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a wider strategy to bring...
Sweden election: yes, the far right made gains, but we're not falling apart
The Conversation
Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics will probably remain defined by its two strongest features: modular and pragmatic.
A stitch out of time
Raphael Vassallo

Now that all the dust has finally settled, ‘Stitching’ can be seen for what it ultimately was all along: a low-key, somewhat Spartan play, focusing...

Now that all the dust has finally settled,...

By doing nothing we can only watch the world go by
Evarist Bartolo

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable...

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people...

The checks and balances myth
Michael Falzon

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the checks and balances in the US constitution work or whether they are just a myth – as they seem...

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the...

Heavy-handed police reaction has boosted environmental cause
Josanne Cassar

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint. Instead what we got was...

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint....

Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two...

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished...

Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics

Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a...

Renée Laiviera | One of the main...

The siege of Attard… and Malta
Ralph Cassar

Policies based on the now and with no view of the future. Policies which are a continuation of the development frenzy and car-centred transport policies of the...

Policies based on the now and with no view of the future....

Can you handle the truth?
Josanne Cassar

Jaħasra, if Magistrate Bugeja only knew how many homegrown experts he had at his fingertips on FB, he could have saved the taxpayers piles of money and...

Jaħasra, if Magistrate Bugeja only knew how many homegrown...

There’s method in the madness
Evarist Bartolo

People feel disillusioned by the form of politics which has prevailed over the past twenty years which says the right words, dresses the right way but...

People feel disillusioned by the form of politics which has...

‘No one forges documents to uncover the truth’
Raphael Vassallo

In this particular case, the intention could only have been to completely...

In this particular case, the intention could only have been...

Creating a centre for books in Valletta
Mark Camilleri

As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops took a hit and Maltese consumers increasingly became less exposed to Maltese books

As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops...

Standing up for journalism before it’s too late
Yannick Pace

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the public and key...

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the...

Is it cos they isn’t black?
Raphael Vassallo

Which streets did she walk through, I wonder? And who the hell did she talk to? It certainly couldn’t have been anyone who happens to share her prejudice...

Which streets did she walk through, I wonder? And who the...

Another brick in the wall
Michael Falzon

This is just another brick in the wall of some castle that is continually being expanded

This is just another brick in the wall of some castle that...

[WATCH] A sense of vindication
Saviour Balzan

Aaron Bugeja’s inquiry report leaves very little hope to those who wished the allegations against the Prime Minister and his wife to be true, Saviour...

Aaron Bugeja’s inquiry report leaves very little hope...

Our fascination with bling
Josanne Cassar

News websites are also sliding down this slippery slope in running PR pieces thinly disguised as ‘news’, in exchange for often hefty sponsorships

News websites are also sliding down this slippery slope in...

Barra, barra, barra… oops!
Kurt Sansone

Egrant symbolises the willingness of a PN that was ready to latch on to anything, even a lie, that reinforced the belief that Joseph Muscat and his government...

Egrant symbolises the willingness of a PN that was ready to...

Terinu, part II
Saviour Balzan

If the inquiry completely absolves the Muscat couple, there is little doubt in my mind that Muscat’s ascendancy will be stratospheric

If the inquiry completely absolves the Muscat couple, there...

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