Bernard’s call | Peter Agius
Peter Agius
I think more of us should keep an eye on Bernard Grech’s call for a country which can dare for more than the better evil. 
Look! Up there, in the sky…
Raphael Vassallo
Ever wondered why Stan Lee conceived Peter Parker as an undercover photojournalist? My own guess is that there has always been a rather visible revolving door between journalism...
Are algorithms going to choose our party leaders, too?
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s just hope those algorithms do a slightly better job of selecting...

Let’s just hope those algorithms do a slightly better...

Everything we know about drug addiction is wrong
Cyrus Engerer

The only manner of tackling addiction as based on best practice, research and...

The only manner of tackling addiction as based on best...

‘Save us, Bernard! You’re our only hope…!’
Raphael Vassallo

I suppose Bernard Grech could always resort to a Jedi ‘mind-trick’,...

I suppose Bernard Grech could always resort to a Jedi...

The tourism mess
Michael Falzon

In practical terms, this means that the members of Abela’s Cabinet have the leeway to push contradictory policies

In practical terms, this means that the members of...

Staff shortages in the time of corona
Josanne Cassar

For economic growth to flourish it also has to be sustainable in terms of human resources, and right now that does not seem to be the case

For economic growth to flourish it also has to be...

Vaccinated? Then it is time to lift the lid
Saviour Balzan

If Malta has surpassed the herd immunity benchmark, and imposed obligatory...

If Malta has surpassed the herd immunity benchmark, and...

Social media: easy to forget repercussions of words
Alex Agius Saliba

What we write online and what we decide to share with our friends and family...

What we write online and what we decide to share with our...

The Libyan frontier
Peter Agius

As friends of Libya we must extend the helping hand in rebuilding the country from the bottom up in all the different sectors where we have a good story to tell

As friends of Libya we must extend the helping hand in...

Even cavemen understood ‘sustainability’ better than us
Raphael Vassallo

So the irony, I suppose, is twofold: on one hand… well, we don’t...

So the irony, I suppose, is twofold: on one hand…...

Malta’s pentito?
Michael Falzon

Malta needs to start breathing fresh air that is not polluted by the type of foul and wicked culture that has been exposed

Malta needs to start breathing fresh air that is not...

Overcoming gender disparities and inequalities one step at a time | Josianne Cutajar

We need to promote female role models in the field and invest in adequate skilling and assistance

We need to promote female role models in the field and...

There’s always something new which is ripe for abuse
Josanne Cassar

While some of those who should have received their jab by now sit anxiously at...

While some of those who should have received their jab by...

It’s time for Labour to talk about greedy fuckers like Keith
Matthew Vella

Was 2013’s Taghna Lkoll entirely in bad faith? And can...

Was 2013’s Taghna Lkoll entirely in...

Casting the first stone
Saviour Balzan

Whether this week’s events will rock the independent media or not, this should not cow the fourth estate; on the contrary, they need to recognise...

Whether this week’s events will rock the independent...

Vaccines: the last frontier of discrimination...
Raphael Vassallo

Either they’re ‘essential’… or they’re not. And...

Either they’re ‘essential’… or...

Men and women: allies against patriarchal barriers | Michael Camilleri

Instead of simple bystanders, men can use their power and voice to speak up, and intervene whenever they witness sexist behaviour and attitudes by others

Instead of simple bystanders, men can use their power and...

Respecting our Constitution and the right to a fair hearing | Karol Aquilina

The solution to the government’s conundrum is actually quite simple: retain the investigative and prosecutorial roles of public authorities and empower...

The solution to the government’s conundrum is...

And now, for some legal somersaults!
Michael Falzon

The government should get the Opposition on board and find an acceptable legal solution to the problem it wants to overcome: doing it in this...

The government should get the Opposition on board and...