Thank you, next
Josanne Cassar
When Malta became independent and started enjoying self-rule, the acquiescence which the people used to show towards the British was transferred towards Maltese leaders and prime...
Small wins that bring about big change
Evarist Bartolo
We have come to a place where reading isn't seen as a must-do. It's no longer about ancient books and same-old titles. We've modernised not just through investment in...
The National Writers' Congress: Our strategy
Mark Camilleri

We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements of the Congress,...

We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements...

Consumption of news in the visual age
Josanne Cassar

The reliance on the visual rather than the written is a trend which has grown ever since Smart phones became all the rage

The reliance on the visual rather than the written is a...

The vicious circle of economic migration
Josanne Cassar

As foreigners continue to be spoken of in disparaging terms, and more FB groups claim they want Malta back, and as the authorities insist we need more foreign...

As foreigners continue to be spoken of in disparaging...

Getting all excited about unconfirmed press reports again, are we?
Raphael Vassallo

But let’s not get too lost in speculation. In what seems to be a...

But let’s not get too lost in speculation. In what...

The ghosts of Labour past
Michael Falzon

This is a case where heads must roll. Assurances issued – as an afterthought – by the University Rector are not enough

This is a case where heads must roll. Assurances issued...

Strange things happen to people in job interviews...
Raphael Vassallo

If – with hindsight – Helena Dalli ‘disagreed’ with...

If – with hindsight – Helena Dalli...

Vitals: They came, they saw, they conquered… and left
Kurt Sansone

The arrival of a renowned American healthcare group to take over the concession...

The arrival of a renowned American healthcare group to take...

Who’s the bigger fool?
Raphael Vassallo

The original decision to allow hunting at Majjistral Park was taken without any consultation, but it is patently pointless to ‘consult’ people...

The original decision to allow hunting at Majjistral...

Sexual predators and standing up to the abuse of power
Josanne Cassar

Surely there comes a point when everyone has to shoulder responsibility: men...

Surely there comes a point when everyone has to shoulder...

Surrounding ourselves by books
Evarist Bartolo

 At a time when things around us move at a breakneck speed, a book can bring calm and a healthy solitude to our overly-connected lives

 At a time when things around us move at a breakneck...

Marsa gangsters, Strasbourg agendas
Frank Psaila

We hope that justice will be done, and the mastermind behind Caruana Galizia assassination is uncovered and brought to justice. In the meantime, there are...

We hope that justice will be done, and the mastermind...

No tax haven, but this label can cost Malta untold harm
Michael Falzon

No anti-Malta stance but a socialist initiative to push for the eventual aim of...

No anti-Malta stance but a socialist initiative to push for...

Recuse me, please?
Raphael Vassallo

One thing's for certain. If I ever find myself in front of a magistrate, the first thing I'll get my lawyer to do is scour the world wide web for...

One thing's for certain. If I ever find myself in front...

When media bias takes over
Josanne Cassar

The first Malta is primarily the English-speaking middle-class… the second are staunch Labour voters blindly in love with Joseph, who speak broken...

The first Malta is primarily the English-speaking...

After the truth
Saviour Balzan

As I see it, the Caruana Galizia assassination points to a murder masterminded by the same people who executed the plan - a network that has been in place for...

As I see it, the Caruana Galizia assassination points to a...

Knowing how to read in your mother tongue should not be so hard
Josanne Cassar

Maltese is part of our identity, it is what makes us a nation, it should be...

Maltese is part of our identity, it is what makes us a...

We can’t go on (with suspicious minds)
Raphael Vassallo

...We are left to grapple with the very real psychological condition that inspired all this classic rock ‘n’ roll in the first place: Paranoia

...We are left to grapple with the very real psychological...

Slave auctions: a reality the EU prefers to ignore
The Conversation

Efforts to enable people to escape slavery, violence and exploitation in Libya...

Efforts to enable people to escape slavery, violence and...