My kids need never worry about where the next hour of Baby Shark will come from
Matthew Vella
Pandemic parenting: unlike my childhood of negotiating time and space with adults, it’s children who commandeer time and space
Note to EU: think, plan, act now on COVID recovery
Miriam Dalli
As restrictive measures are slowly being eased with full realization that an unknown possible second wave can happen, the EU needs to think, plan and act
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...

‘Continuity’ works both ways
Raphael Vassallo

For Abela did not merely promise ‘continuity’ of Joseph Muscat’s economic or social policies; he also promised ‘continuity’...

For Abela did not merely promise...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: What will Robert Abela’s priorities as PM be?
Saviour Balzan

Will Robert Abela tackle the problems of Malta’s deteriorating environment, good governance, transparency and accountability, and conflicts of interest?

Will Robert Abela tackle the problems of Malta’s...

We don't need another hero. Just good governance
Josanne Cassar

We just need someone to steer this country towards a more sensible,...

We just need someone to steer this country towards a more...

The new PM's job
Michael Falzon

So we will have to judge the new Prime Minister by what he does in his first 100 days, rather than by what he has been reported saying during the run-up to the...

So we will have to judge the new Prime Minister by what he...

Adieu Muscat, now for some more fun
Saviour Balzan

We need to calibrate this society, bring things down to earth a little bit. Bring forward some normality, bring communities together, help build a pluralistic...

We need to calibrate this society, bring things down to...

Muscat’s stadium-filler farewell concert left voters thirsting for more. Abela won easily
Matthew Vella

The Grinch who stole Christmas and the Labour leadership...

The Grinch who stole Christmas and the Labour leadership...

The problem is not ‘the media’, it’s your behaviour in office
Josanne Cassar

'It is none of your business,' he told journalists when questioned...

'It is none of your business,' he told...

How about reforming the planning sector while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

If granted, this permit will only serve as the starter pistol for the same old...

If granted, this permit will only serve as the starter...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Malta will not be a normal country with a new Labour leader
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Malta will still not be a normal country when it wakes up to a new prime minister on Monday

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Malta will still not be a...

The future is uncertain...  but it won’t be ‘united’
Raphael Vassallo

Still, the question remains. Will this last-ditch attempt at populism be enough...

Still, the question remains. Will this last-ditch attempt...

Welcoming the prodigal son
Michael Falzon

The lesson of the parable of the prodigal son is one lesson the PN should grasp and understand properly if it is to rise again from the doldrums it finds...

The lesson of the parable of the prodigal son is one lesson...

What not to say (or write)
Josanne Cassar

If we are going to ‘punish’ people for their activism or political involvement then we are in a sorrier state than ever

If we are going to ‘punish’ people for their...