Future-proofing our societies
Miriam Dalli
Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt to change when they have to. This crisis showed us how society can transform itself in a very short time
‘Swift action’? By the EU? You’ve got to be kidding me...
Raphael Vassallo
How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or Milan, or Cremona, or Piacenza… or any of the other Northern Italian towns which, by that date, had already been...
The real cost of political media ownership
Raphael Vassallo

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have to go; and...

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have...

The role of useful fools
Michael Falzon

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the authorities to publish the Attorney General’s actual minute rather than allowing yet another...

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the...

Standing our ground
Saviour Balzan

We must take stock of the situation and realise that we cannot sit by and simply take things at face value

We must take stock of the situation and realise that we...

Run for your lives! It’s a tourist!
Josanne Cassar

Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of winter, the re-opening of the airport was inevitable and we were going to have to take the plunge at...

Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of...

It’s as though Covid-19 never happened at all...
Raphael Vassallo

This, too, is why I don’t think the Covid-19 issue, in all its...

This, too, is why I don’t think the Covid-19 issue,...

Teleworking is helping us be more effective. Let’s keep it up
Miriam Dalli

This is a perfect opportunity of us to put our heads together and think of what...

This is a perfect opportunity of us to put our heads...

Painting a true picture of literacy standards
Evarist Bartolo

In literacy, there can be no quick-fix solutions based on reactions to...

In literacy, there can be no quick-fix solutions based on...

From slapstick to SLAPP
Michael Falzon

Ditching the principle that the accused are presumed innocent until they are proven guilty is a dangerous ‘modus operandi’ and can be too easily...

Ditching the principle that the accused are presumed...

We are right, you are wrong, so there!
Raphael Vassallo

We are not clearly going to improve the system much, by simply digging our heels and insisting that all our critics are always wrong about absolutely everything

We are not clearly going to improve the system much, by...

Next: voting while still in their nappies
Josanne Cassar

At this rate, why not just keep making the voting age younger and younger in...

At this rate, why not just keep making the voting age...

Crooks everywhere, same as it ever was
Saviour Balzan

There is no space for ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ – they are all trading in influence and this is corrupt … and we need to get to the...

There is no space for ‘ifs’ and...

[WATCH] We have to question a court decision that looks the other way on racist comments
Saviour Balzan

As journalists and opinion-makers we have an obligation to question the judiciary on certain decisions that interpret our freedoms in society

As journalists and opinion-makers we have an...

Downsizing our lives
Josanne Cassar

Most of the big names behind all these towers, luxury developments and petrol stations already have more money than they could possibly spend in one lifetime

Most of the big names behind all these towers, luxury...

‘Vote PN, get’... what, exactly?
Raphael Vassallo

Um... really? That's how democracy works, huh? You vote for a party... and that's the party you get if it wins the election? Hmmm

Um... really? That's how democracy works, huh? You vote...

Bulgaria at the helm of the EU presidency
Frank Psaila

The EU as a whole has entered a critical phase in its history as it comes to...

The EU as a whole has entered a critical phase in its...

The world we live in
Evarist Bartolo

The battle is rough as it is - we must work together to continue bringing investment and jobs to this country

The battle is rough as it is - we must work together to...

Contradictory messages on the IIP
Michael Falzon

Donald Trump has popularised the term fake news, using it to criticise unfavourable news in the media

Donald Trump has popularised the term fake news, using it...

Cause of death: poverty
Raphael Vassallo

In practice, it turns out that our services are none too different from the ones we tend to scoff at in other countries

In practice, it turns out that our services are none too...