Let our reporting be our yardstick
Matthew Vella / Kurt Sansone
It is all down to our particular pedigree: we are not partisan journalists, we enjoy being the heretical, critical voice in a sea of yes-people, and we root for the underdog
Living what we preach
Saviour Balzan
When we gather to protest against roads such as the proposed Central Link project we should ask ourselves how much we are actually prepared to give up
Opposition movements cannot be built on single issues
Raphael Vassallo

To all those people, then – and not just to Dione Borg – the sight...

To all those people, then – and not just to Dione...

The Budget: now and the future
Michael Falzon

It seems that government’s main concern is to keep voters happy while its attitude to the future is the Maltese ‘għada min raħ’ (whoever...

It seems that government’s main concern is to keep...

All of us want justice for Daphne
Saviour Balzan

This country has a festering wound that needs treatment. We may not agree with Daphne’s style or politics but we are all behind the need to nail the...

This country has a festering wound that needs...

There’s a lot we can learn from others
Josanne Cassar

We refuse to learn from what has been done in other countries in many sectors, and to avoid their mistakes, because our relatively new independence has made us...

We refuse to learn from what has been done in other...

Homeless and hopeless: Platitudes are not enough
Josanne Cassar

There are a lot of things we have never experienced in Malta before, and yet...

There are a lot of things we have never experienced in...

Manipulation - a challenge today and tomorrow
Evarist Bartolo

As technology continues at a fast pace, society has to make sure it is ready to...

As technology continues at a fast pace, society has to make...

Strengthening social justice
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

President of the Republic Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca writes: 'It is my firm belief that we cannot only implement economic globalisation, without a parallel...

President of the Republic Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca...

‘Nice party, we’ll take it’
Raphael Vassallo

'Let's face it: words like 'contest' or 'election' don't really do justice to the spectacle of political violence we are all...

'Let's face it: words like 'contest' or...

Tears of despair
Michael Falzon

Many PN supporters are crying tears of despair as their party tries to find the way to the future. Angry their party has been beaten in elections twice in a...

Many PN supporters are crying tears of despair as their...

Is training women for politics positive action or patronising?
Josanne Cassar

As we are seeing with the PN leadership contest, when you have failed to...

As we are seeing with the PN leadership contest, when you...

Delia! Delia! OMG
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan says that Adrian Delia has the gift of the gab; when and if he does win the leadership battle he would have done so on the strength of his...

Saviour Balzan says that Adrian Delia has the gift of the...

Afghanistan, the graveyard of empires
Matthew Bugeja

Continuing the war in Afghanistan is no longer a case of working to achieve victory, but rather, it is about prolonging a stalemate, or at worst, delaying a...

Continuing the war in Afghanistan is no longer a case of...

Integration, political correctness and racism
Josanne Cassar

It is pretty hypocritical of us to speak so scathingly of...

It is pretty hypocritical of us to speak so scathingly of...

‘Reconciliation’, they said. ‘It’s easy’, they said...
Raphael Vassallo

Once described as a 'land of attitudes and platitudes', Malta is a...

Once described as a 'land of attitudes and...

The joy of being a child
Evarist Bartolo

Oftentimes, we forget how important it is for our children to be children. You only get to be a child once, so don't spend it worrying too much about the...

Oftentimes, we forget how important it is for our children...

Of funds and creativity
Marco Bonnici

A formal request has been filed to the Ministry for Education and Employment to discuss the formula used to allocate central funds to State schools. How will...

A formal request has been filed to the Ministry for...

The only way is back...
Raphael Vassallo

The leadership election of any party is decided by an internal vote: in this case, 1,500 'party councillors'. What might their priorities be?

The leadership election of any party is decided by an...

… and the winner is, hate
Michael Falzon

Ranging from 1973 to current times, have things changed all that drastically or have they remained the same? An inside look into the Daphne Caruana...

Ranging from 1973 to current times, have things changed all...