Venezuela crisis explained: a tale of two presidents
The Conversation
Daniel Hellinger • Why did both presidents try so hard to justify their status as “constitutional” when almost everyone agrees the military holds the keys to...
Lessons from the Fyre disaster: Millennials and FOMO
Josanne Cassar
Even Malta has become an island of hype, flashy stunts and fast money with its self-styled “influencers” and promotional content dressed up to look like something...
[WATCH] Why we need an inquiry into the Maltese tuna industry
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on the suspension of fisheries director Andreina Fenech Farrugia

Saviour Balzan on the suspension of fisheries director...

The difference between working to live and living to work
Josanne Cassar

The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers is itself a...

The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers...

‘Tienes que pagarme… oh, oh-oh-oh-oh…’
Raphael Vassallo

Even without any incriminating transcripts, it has been patently obvious for...

Even without any incriminating transcripts, it has been...

No respect for authority?
Evarist Bartolo

What we have now is a situation where the school sometimes has to face two elements opposing it: the student and the parents

What we have now is a situation where the school sometimes...

The mother of non sequiturs
Michael Falzon

If Konrad Mizzi's interpretation of the Court rulings is correct (which it is not), he should have sailed through the libel cases with...

If Konrad Mizzi's interpretation of the Court...

Getting real about the true housing situation
Josanne Cassar

Unless your eyes are averted or firmly closed, you too should be able to see...

Unless your eyes are averted or firmly closed, you too...

The abortion (non)-debate
Michael Falzon

Malta is the only country in the EU where abortion remains illegal, and is still a taboo subject for many. At the same time, hundreds of women leave Malta each...

Malta is the only country in the EU where abortion remains...

Affordable housing? We will just cram them in like sardines
Josanne Cassar

It would be very interesting to know how much living space Sandro Chetcuti...

It would be very interesting to know how much living space...

There is more than one way to skin a cat…
Raphael Vassallo

Muscat is as perfectly wrong to retain Mizzi and Schembri, as he is...

Muscat is as perfectly wrong to retain Mizzi and...

Can you imagine if Malta had mid-term elections?
Josanne Cassar

The results of Tuesday’s vote made me lapse into a wistful daydream. Can...

The results of Tuesday’s vote made me lapse into a...

‘Sorry, but support for your party leader is no longer available…’
Raphael Vassallo

Short of cloning Eddie Fenech Adami himself… there is simply no one in that party, or outside it, who can possibly bridge the gulf that has now opened...

Short of cloning Eddie Fenech Adami himself… there...

Doing and not just knowing, and why it matters
Evarist Bartolo

Vocational education is also an integral part of a national policy to ...

Vocational education is also an integral part of a national...

Planet of the robotic citizen apes
Raphael Vassallo

If we’re already creating robots that are highly intelligent, and experienced in the assembly and manufacture of complex mechanical devices…...

If we’re already creating robots that are highly...

The ‘sub judice’ mess
Michael Falzon

The truth is that, irrespective of the way this case was handled and resolved, such issues are tantamount to a clash between freedom of the press and the rule...

The truth is that, irrespective of the way this case was...

Adrian must go, a new leader is needed
Saviour Balzan

Claudio Grech may be a conservative, but he has the serenity of a modern leader, the composure of a statesman and the respectability of someone who can...

Claudio Grech may be a conservative, but he has the...

Creating a culture change is only as difficult as we want it to be
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that it is always this concept of getting something for free...

It seems to me that it is always this concept of getting...

Pembroke: Not for sale
Michael Briguglio

I have written to the European Commission and Malta’s State Aid Monitoring Board and the Competition and Consumers’ Affairs...

I have written to the European Commission and...

US midterms: Trump could still eye 2020 victory
Matthew Bugeja

While he may lose control of the House, Trump still has a path to victory in...

While he may lose control of the House, Trump still has a...