Sudden population growth within the confines of an island
Josanne Cassar
But away from slick, fancy presentations and men in suits, the reality on the ground of what this sudden surge in population means for a small island is very different
How vocational education is transforming our country
Evarist Bartolo
Malta is the land of second chances - and we hope to make it the land of the third and fourth chances as well in education in the coming years
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...

Shouldn’t the ‘facts’ have come before the ‘judgment’?
Raphael Vassallo

As I write, a crowd of activists is gathering outside the European Parliament...

As I write, a crowd of activists is gathering outside the...

Be careful what you wish for
Josanne Cassar

As a result of the way Malta is being unfairly portrayed, resentment against what being in the EU means, is growing. You know, the kind of swelling resentment...

As a result of the way Malta is being unfairly portrayed,...

Comfortably numb
Saviour Balzan

I am against sharing breathing room with those who were comfortably numb when Malta was no different than it is today, with the same structures that made their...

I am against sharing breathing room with those who were...

Simple: more roads, more traffic, more pollution
Ralph Cassar

We need to reclaim our roads and squeeze a substantial number of cars off the...

We need to reclaim our roads and squeeze a substantial...

China’s time to shine
Matthew Bugeja

With a disinterested US administration, China’s power and influence will grow faster than anticipated

With a disinterested US administration, China’s power...

The poverty trap: Sometimes it is a matter of luck
Josanne Cassar

As isolation and loneliness become more important than compassion and empathy,...

As isolation and loneliness become more important than...

We’re no millennials, but we’re changing the rules of the game
Tia Reljic

Most still think the millennial are the new generation, but distinctive world...

Most still think the millennial are the new generation, but...

Schrodinger’s tax haven
Raphael Vassallo

When is a tax haven not a tax haven? The answer should be obvious: when the country concerned is rich and powerful enough to change the...

When is a tax haven not a tax haven? The answer should be...

Beyond the classroom
Evarist Bartolo

Student engagement promotes self-achievement and gives a different perspective to our children's scholastic years. Despite significant progress, we need to...

Student engagement promotes self-achievement and gives a...

What Paradise Papers tell us about business and elites
The Conversation

Ronen Palan • Practically, the entire wealth investment...

Ronen Palan • Practically, the entire wealth...

A tale of two islands
Michael Falzon

The international press has been putting Malta in a bad light ever since the Bidnija murder and the suspicion of some behind-the-scenes orchestration cannot be...

The international press has been putting Malta in a bad...

If you’re going to ‘rebel’... do it properly
Raphael Vassallo

I expected Delia's ill-conceived motion to be duly outvoted in parliament,...

I expected Delia's ill-conceived motion to be duly...