A turning point for those who demand change
Saviour Balzan
We need the idealism of youth. We need people who are able to say 'no' and who want to make this country better.
Ian Borg’s sounds of silence
Josanne Cassar
'If this is working in silence, I would like to know what blowing your own trumpet looks like'
Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...

Why not a ‘Commissioner for Funny Walks’ while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

And people are surprised that others might be having second thoughts about...

And people are surprised that others might be having second...

Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe...

The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode...

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been...

Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...

How to (accidentally) legalise abortion in Malta...
Raphael Vassallo

The PN must be banking a very great deal on the success of this strategy, if...

The PN must be banking a very great deal on the success of...

Transparency and accountability: No cheap solutions
Michael Falzon

The declared intention of moving towards negotiating procedures in public...

The declared intention of moving towards negotiating...

Grounded in truth
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the theatrics of Magistrate Joe Mifsud, the judiciary has also acted correctly and without fear or favour – often to the detriment of the Labour...

Beyond the theatrics of Magistrate Joe Mifsud, the...

Keeping it real with those billboard messages
Josanne Cassar

I realise it is not easy to come up with snappy, snazzy slogans which fit on a...

I realise it is not easy to come up with snappy, snazzy...

This is not an environmental policy. This is showboating
Wayne Flask

I like trees and all that, but the extension to the Ta’ Qali...

I like trees and all that, but the extension to...

The return of the Brussels abortion scare
Kurt Sansone

In a re-run of history, the main actors have traded places as the PN dangles...

In a re-run of history, the main actors have traded places...

The rise of Nazism is not a ‘protest vote’
Raphael Vassallo

The days when Malta was largely homogenous – all Christian, all...

The days when Malta was largely homogenous – all...

When private parties spill over into public streets
Josanne Cassar

Although I joked about the amount of flesh on display in Qawra at the beginning...

Although I joked about the amount of flesh on display in...

Beyond the flags there’s another country
Evarist Bartolo

Have you ever heard of one proposal from the PN in two years? You'd think a...

Have you ever heard of one proposal from the PN in two...

The ghosts of Labour past
Michael Falzon

In the early 1970s, the then Labour adminstration failed to appoint the Constitutional Court as a means to pressure the Opposition into agreeing with the...

In the early 1970s, the then Labour adminstration failed to...

We have forgotten how to argue
Raphael Vassallo

To replace ‘arguments’ with ‘insults’ is to automatically concede defeat. It proves that the argument you are attempting to assail is...

To replace ‘arguments’ with...

A flat, unenthusiastic debate
Josanne Cassar

One of the few times the two leaders became animated was when talking about 'the foreigner', writes Josanne Cassar, arguing that both need to decide...

One of the few times the two leaders became animated was...