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...
So long, and thanks for all the profits...
Raphael Vassallo

If I were to place a bet on whether HSBC will stay or leave in the next five...

If I were to place a bet on whether HSBC will stay or leave...

Are trade unions facing a crisis?
Michael Falzon

The rate of increase in union members is out of synch with the rate of increase in employed persons

The rate of increase in union members is out of synch with...

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...

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...

Bubble, bubble... toil and trouble
Michael Falzon

The most important issue is whether Malta is experiencing a bubble in the property industry and the resounding reply was simply ‘no’...

The most important issue is whether Malta is experiencing a...

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...