It's not about the warrant; it's about devaluing the teaching profession
Josanne Cassar
'What really baffles me is why pick on teachers when the sector is direly in need of not only more teachers, but very good teachers at that.'
Russia and China put cooperation on display
Matthew Bugeja
Russia and China put cooperation on display… but they have too many fundamental differences to form an effective, enduring partnership
New trends in the labour market
Michael Falzon

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig economy refers to a growing range of workers who don’t have typical stable employment but work...

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig...

‘I believe I can fly...’
Raphael Vassallo

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin with; and with evidence still lacking after the inquiry, it would take a heck of a lot more than...

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin...

John Suda is a sexual  predator, not a viral meme
Pia Micallef

What those with the privilege not to fully understand sexual assault do not...

What those with the privilege not to fully understand...

The murder that changed our lives
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the divisive politics and the heated accusations, the murder of Daphne changed the life of those who work in this field. It’s a different world...

Beyond the divisive politics and the heated accusations,...

Teaching: not just a profession and a vocation
Evarist Bartolo

Educators in schools deserve our support and understanding, and parents should...

Educators in schools deserve our support and understanding,...

Individual action won’t achieve 1.5ºC warming – social change is needed, as history shows
The Conversation

“What can we do about climate change” is a tangible taboo we politely talk around; not despite, but precisely because, of the reminders of...

“What can we do about climate change” is a...

Europe’s politicians are being sniped by identity politics from the far right
Matthew Bugeja

Politicians are afraid of being ousted if they take a line which angers their citizens on the migration issue and are implementing measures touted by far-right...

Politicians are afraid of being ousted if they take a line...

Maltese women remain under-represented in science | Renee Laiviera

Women face considerable challenges in paving their way in the spheres of...

Women face considerable challenges in paving their way in...

Connecting business and education
Evarist Bartolo

Bi-partisan agreement enacted in Parliament sets out that accredited Vocational Education and Training providers may issue a skills card with the...

Bi-partisan agreement enacted in Parliament sets out...

Closing ports to rescue ships is not a solution
Raphael Vassallo

Malta's official position was that Italy had violated international law on...

Malta's official position was that Italy had violated...

Now we got X Factor, we have some instant celebs to deal with
Josanne Cassar

Fame is a two-edged sword and with the fans, one will always have haters. For...

Fame is a two-edged sword and with the fans, one will...

On irregular migration, Adrian Delia is right
Frank Psaila

There is widespread agreement that Malta cannot, and should not cater for large...

There is widespread agreement that Malta cannot, and should...

Roads are popular promises. But the PLPN is just postponing the problem
Ralph Cassar

Do residential roads need fixing and in some cases rebuilding completely? Of course, they do. The real issue, however, is making residential roads safer and...

Do residential roads need fixing and in some cases...

It is the EU that must outsmart human traffickers
Miriam Dalli

Smugglers operate on a business model, adapting their businesses to decisions...

Smugglers operate on a business model, adapting their...

How long will this ‘ad hockery’ last?
Michael Falzon

Those who think Muscat showed weakness when he brokered this ‘ad...

Those who think Muscat showed weakness when he brokered...

Those incredible, shape-shifting politicians...
Raphael Vassallo

It is disconcerting, to say the least, that two supposedly antithetical...

It is disconcerting, to say the least, that two supposedly...

‘Foreigners’ can read what you are saying too, you know
Josanne Cassar

How do you suddenly decide to move to another country without a job, a place to...

How do you suddenly decide to move to another country...

Social justice, solidarity, compassion blah, blah, blah
Saviour Balzan

For all we care, they are scum and they can drown to the bottom of the deep...

For all we care, they are scum and they can drown to the...

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