Striking a balance between the bad and the good
Josanne Cassar
When one balances the ‘good’ this administration has done with what is patently bad and wrong, it is easy to understand why Muscat is still way ahead in the polls....
Introducing your town’s new nig...  I mean, mayor
Raphael Vassallo
Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African councillor, or even an African mayor? African or Maltese, they will still face all the same difficulties all previous...
Caring for gifted students
Evarist Bartolo

Whilst it is our moral duty to do all we can not to let any children fall behind, it is also our duty not to hold back students from reaching their full...

Whilst it is our moral duty to do all we can not to let any...

Greenwashing our environmental policies
Josanne Cassar

Cut to the chase: the government could just admit that in its eagerness to greenwash its environmental policies, it was taken for a ride.

Cut to the chase: the government could just admit that...

‘The season of good jeer…’
Raphael Vassallo

We have one set of grumpy, Grinchy people complaining about another equally grumpy, Grinchy group placing flowers and candles at a makeshift shrine to a...

We have one set of grumpy, Grinchy people complaining about...

G20 highlights global fractures
Matthew Bugeja

Global leaders gathered for G20 meetings amidst trade tensions, political risks and security issues

Global leaders gathered...

Just what the doctor ordered
Michael Falzon

Occupy Justice seem to believe their opinions are above those of the stupid people who elect their stupid representatives in Parliament – a Daphne...

Occupy Justice seem to believe their opinions are above...

Woman + Politics = Prostitute
Raphael Vassallo

Ultimately the word is intended to hurt because it projects the victim as the utmost perversion of society’s (very male) ideal of...

Ultimately the word is intended to hurt because it projects...

Warrants for MCAST graduates
Evarist Bartolo

The real difference is not between vocational and academic courses, but between good and bad courses

The real difference is not between vocational and academic...

The forgotten 8th September anniversary
Michael Falzon

The two-year war against the French was the one and only exception when the Maltese fought a war for their country – even if misguidedly – and not...

The two-year war against the French was the one and only...

Fortnite: When does a harmless hobby turn into an addiction?
Josanne Cassar

It has been compared to heroine and cocaine

It has been compared to heroine and cocaine

The Mueller investigation and the mid-terms
Matthew Bugeja

Barring some spectacular revelations, the Special Counsel’s investigation...

Barring some spectacular revelations, the Special...

Why social media is making us anti-social
Josanne Cassar

Instead of social media helping us to understand and tolerate those with...

Instead of social media helping us to understand and...

Facing the climate change threat
Evarist Bartolo

Today’s “dominant economic theories” and conceptions of modern capitalism are inadequate because they falsely assume societies will have...

Today’s “dominant economic theories” and...

Needed: a coherent Opposition
Michael Falzon

Malta needs a coherent Opposition led by people that do not have to check for potential back-stabbers every time they take a decision

Malta needs a coherent Opposition led by people that do not...

‘In case of fire, argue about politics...’
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: nobody is discussing the issues at the sizzling core of...

Let’s face it: nobody is discussing the issues at the...

Numbers never count when  arguments fail
Saviour Balzan

This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies and government structures and even private companies are willingly active in a culture of corruption...

This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies...

Tear down, excavate, develop, repeat
Josanne Cassar

A street can go from a place where “everyone knows your name” to an anonymous, faceless row of blocks of apartments of displaced people who have no...

A street can go from a place where “everyone knows...

Here’s how that €11.4 million could be better spent
Josanne Cassar

There is psychology at work here, where the government is attempting to foster...

There is psychology at work here, where the government is...

Central Link: government’s own policies ignored
Ralph Cassar

It is highly irresponsible if not downright stupid to build an expensive...

It is highly irresponsible if not downright stupid to build...

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