After six years, is the Muscat administration facing ‘second term blues’?
Michael Falzon
Joseph Muscat’s hold on public perception is not eternal and it will slowly but surely be eroded
Can MPs fight back against Boris Johnson’s prorogation? Here are the options
The Conversation
Asif Hameed • MPs have options but they are running out of time
Charity marred by uncharitable behaviour
Josanne Cassar

We are reading more and more about people who do not have much; who are living hand to mouth, just about making ends meet between their rent/mortgage, daily...

We are reading more and more about people who do not have...

Does it all go away with just a sorry?
Saviour Balzan

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly commendable, but does it erase any of that anger for the Church’s actions in the 1960s?

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly...

History didn’t end with the fall of the Berlin Wall – but only now is the new battleground clear
The Conversation

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, we can see a new battleground for alternative visions of the future being laid. 1989 should be seen...

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell,...

I am a Maltese woman and I’m married to a black man | Lara Bezzina

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina feared for her...

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina...

Expansion joints: After all the jokes, I hope the joke's not on us
Josanne Cassar

There is no use in working in haste and at breakneck speed at the expense of...

There is no use in working in haste and at breakneck speed...

If this is true...
Raphael Vassallo

It disgusts me to read that 14 short-toed eagles may have been shot illegally, so many years after the problem of illegal hunting was supposed to have been...

It disgusts me to read that 14 short-toed eagles may have...

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...

It’s all about PPPs
Michael Falzon

The sinister thing about the Vitals contract is that the idea and the principle are good but the way it was put into practice is completely unacceptable

The sinister thing about the Vitals contract is that the...

The only ‘vital’ things are transparency and accountability
Raphael Vassallo

The debate sounded uncannily familiar to my ears... only the party now in...

The debate sounded uncannily familiar to my ears... only...

Air Malta – managing expectations

We should not lose sight of the prevailing financial situation of the airline, irrespective of how painful to our patriotic self this may be

We should not lose sight of the prevailing financial...