Suddenly, we are half a million!
Michael Falzon
The question now is whether Malta intends to press the brake at some point, or better still, whether our territory should be loaded with a bigger population considering its sheer...
Them foreign hordes
Saviour Balzan
The Maltese remain a pragmatic society which understands its livelihood, and quality of life is intrinsically dependent on the thousands of foreign workers
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...

A bridge too far...
Raphael Vassallo

Things we criticise or deplore today, may well become the iconic cultural reference points of the future

Things we criticise or deplore today, may well become the...

Violent delights have violent ends
Evarist Bartolo

Regulation, people-first policies and a checks-and-balances structure has been wrongly, and misleadingly, packaged as needless bureaucracy

Regulation, people-first policies and a checks-and-balances...

How to scuttle your own party
Raphael Vassallo

As has happened on so many other occasions, it is the allegation that makes the story...with the ‘non-existence’ of proof dismissed as an...

As has happened on so many other occasions, it is the...

The political media today
Michael Falzon

The tone of the editorials of the GWU papers has recently become saner and more acceptable to the general public 

The tone of the editorials of the GWU papers has recently...

Politics isn’t always like football
Saviour Balzan

Marlene Farrugia has just done a Nigel Farage

Marlene Farrugia has just done a Nigel Farage

Dirty politics in leadership races are nothing new
Josanne Cassar

What PL leadership contenders did not have to contend with in 2008 was the ease...

What PL leadership contenders did not have to contend with...

Butlers to the cosmopolites? We’ll pay the price
Matthew Vella

Profit rules in Malta’s brave new cosmopolitan future, but we have no...

Profit rules in Malta’s brave new cosmopolitan...

You reap what you sow
Josanne Cassar

Many political pundits and observers had warned that this type of thing was inevitable, but there is no real satisfaction in saying, 'we told you so'

Many political pundits and observers had warned that this...

The story you don’t know about
Evarist Bartolo

The irony of it all is that those who spew hate towards people who escape conflict and violence are among those people who cheer on the same people when they...

The irony of it all is that those who spew hate towards...

The Presidency has come to an end, but it isn’t yet over
Frank Psaila

Apart from being an opportunity to showcase our work ethic and determination,...

Apart from being an opportunity to showcase our work ethic...

The resignation that never was
Michael Falzon

Call them ‘the clique’ or ‘the political establishment of the past’ or whatever, but the people behind the PN facade are still there...

Call them ‘the clique’ or ‘the political...

If you can’t stand the heat...
Raphael Vassallo

The point is that we are now inured to a situation where to be in politics is, effectively, to be at war

The point is that we are now inured to a situation where to...