A real drama behind a (mostly fictitious) documentary
Raphael Vassallo
Of all the inaccuracies in the first part of the BBC's docudrama about Daphne Caruana Galizia, one detail, about the reasons she launched her own blog in 2008, can't go...
The lure of the political limelight
Josanne Cassar
There seems to be a general sense of exaggerated self-importance everywhere you look and our little island is certainly not lacking in that department
How did we all become so terrified of democracy, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular votes, taken in...

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: Credibility matters, in journalism and politics
Saviour Balzan

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should be the mark of any newspaper title, not simply subservience to the establishment and commercial...

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should...

We have to fight for  our Maltese language
Evarist Bartolo

Learning the local language means that you're adapting to the local...

Learning the local language means that you're adapting...

The Gozo tunnel vanity project
Ralph Cassar

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have failed to provide fast ferry services to the commercial centres of Malta is rich

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have...

St Luke’s still in a shambles and Karen Grech wards shabbier than ever
Michael Falzon

St Luke’s is still in a shambles and at Karen Grech, they spruced up the reception area but let almost all the wards become even shabbier than they ever...

St Luke’s is still in a shambles and at Karen Grech,...

Who extended ODZ first?
Raphael Vassallo

if you analyse Labour’s entire approach to planning since 2013, you will find that it was all along geared up towards only one goal, blurring the...

if you analyse Labour’s entire approach to planning...

We do have a problem… and a solution | Chris Fearne
Chris Fearne

'I am hopeful that not turning a blind eye to the reality in Marsa and...

'I am hopeful that not turning a blind eye to the...

Programmes for talented learners
Evarist Bartolo

'Talent needs to be nurtured so as not to be lost'

'Talent needs to be nurtured so as not to be lost'

Over the top
Michael Falzon

The creators of the allegations that Malta is a country where the rule of law does not exist have gone over the top, provoking a negative reaction among the...

The creators of the allegations that Malta is a country...

From ‘no rule of law’ to a military state...
Raphael Vassallo

We are now brought to a truly overwhelming irony: Who will now complain,...

We are now brought to a truly overwhelming irony: Who...

Class. Not yet extinct
Saviour Balzan

There’s a real divide between those who have an anglicised upbringing with, perhaps, a refined lifestyle, and the rest of us who have moved up the social...

There’s a real divide between those who have an...

In politics, perception is everything
Josanne Cassar

I can appreciate that Michelle Muscat has lent her name, time and energy to raise funds for organisations such as the Marigold Foundation, but it should not...

I can appreciate that Michelle Muscat has lent her name,...

Who sets the agenda and who controls the narrative?
Josanne Cassar

It’s not the media or the political class who are deciding what’s...

It’s not the media or the political class who are...

Political prejudice has never solved a crime
Raphael Vassallo

If you want evidence of just how incurable our political cancer has become, you...

If you want evidence of just how incurable our political...

Towards an  HIV-free world
G. Kathleen Hill

Through transparency, accountability and the power of partnership, we can accelerate progress toward reaching our goal of an HIV/AIDS free world

Through transparency, accountability and the power of...

Why teachers still need a union
Marco Bonnici

'Whatever your sector and grade, to unite and stand together for each other. You only stand to benefit'

'Whatever your sector and grade, to unite and stand...

Violence against half of our planet
Evarist Bartolo

Averages show that some 27% suffered some sort of physical violence whereas in Malta the number of respondents corresponds to 16%

Averages show that some 27% suffered some sort of physical...

Feeding the online trolls
Frank Psaila

Joseph Muscat repeatedly states, and is then echoed by his trolls on online news portals, that ‘let’s argue locally, but stick together...

Joseph Muscat repeatedly states, and is then echoed by his...