Can competitiveness fit with an improved quality of life in Malta? | Gordon Cordina
The reaping of the dividends from the digital economy is not automatic. It requires a concerted effort from social and civil stakeholders
So Josep Borrel is ‘disappointed’, is he? How tragic…
Raphael Vassallo
And… um… the EU expects us to supporting a military operation to assist the perpetrator of such an atrocity (not to mention earlier accusations of having killed...
Robert Abela’s moral compass
Michael Falzon

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort of short-term victory, but the long-term damage to Malta’s reputation will have to be borne...

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort...

The importance of setting just the right tone
Can we rethink the economy, post-COVID-19?
Science is about facts. But take away values from humans and we become monsters
Tonio Fenech

When the WHO promotes abortion as a means of population control, camouflaged in terms like reproductive rights, it does not change the science of what is...

When the WHO promotes abortion as a means of population...

How Europe uses COVID-19 to reinforce a hostile environment in the Mediterranean
The Conversation

Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO rescuers encouraged migrants to make the journey across the Mediterranean. But migrant departures...

Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO...

What if there’s no ‘normal’ to go back to?
Raphael Vassallo

People are unpredictable creatures at the best of times… and it is...

People are unpredictable creatures at the best of...

Konrad’s box of tricks
Michael Falzon

Just withdrawing the contract is not enough. Did Konrad Mizzi approach MTA offering his services, or was it MTA who sought them?

Just withdrawing the contract is not enough. Did Konrad...

The bigger picture
Saviour Balzan

In a normal country, the Opposition would blossom and hit the roof. The opposite has happened, and the problem is clearly Adrian Delia

In a normal country, the Opposition would blossom and hit...

Is it really possible to judge the best?
Josanne Cassar

Of course, when it comes to judging what is ‘the best’ in any art form, whether it is film, music or books, there is obviously always an element of...

Of course, when it comes to judging what is ‘the...

A new dawn for Europe as sun sets on the United Kingdom’s EU membership

By EP President David Sassoli, European Council President Charles Michel, and EC President Ursula von der Leyen

By EP President David Sassoli, European Council President...

Fired from your job? Here, let us give you a better one!
Josanne Cassar

I’m sure there are many ordinary people reading this who have lost their...

I’m sure there are many ordinary people reading this...

‘Continuity’ and ‘change’ can’t both happen at the same time…
Raphael Vassallo

One thing, however, is certain: ‘continuity’ and ‘change’ cannot realistically co-exist for very long. Sooner or later… and my...

One thing, however, is certain: ‘continuity’...

On the environment, we can no longer leave anything to chance
Aaron Farrugia

Construction is important for the Maltese economy… but for the sake of...

Construction is important for the Maltese economy…...

At last: a Jurassic Park film, set in a Jurassic location…
Raphael Vassallo

The screening process would be geared towards identifying a candidate that is...

The screening process would be geared towards identifying a...

Choosing the top cop
Michael Falzon

I agree that subjecting the police commissioner’s appointment to a qualified majority in Parliament would be a better way of doing it – but it is...

I agree that subjecting the police commissioner’s...

Free speech for learners
Saviour Balzan

'Prostitute' is a retrograde slur employed by men (and women) to undermine women in positions of influence or who take a stand, or simply when men...

'Prostitute' is a retrograde slur employed by...

Mater Dei: A living example of how different nationalities can work together
Josanne Cassar

As long as we are going to continue encouraging a foreign workforce, there is clearly a dire need for some long-term planning in the form of more health...

As long as we are going to continue encouraging a foreign...

When cinema explores universal social issues
Josanne Cassar

The concept of the class divide between ‘us’ and ‘them’...

The concept of the class divide between ‘us’...