If only everyone who acts unethically were sacked just as quickly
Josanne Cassar
Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly? Then let’s keep going straight to the top where a government minister and the PM’s Chief of Staff are still...
Fearne on the frontline
Saviour Balzan
It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest of honour at the Christmas lunch hosted by Zaren Vassallo
Caring for gifted students
Evarist Bartolo

Whilst it is our moral duty to do all we can not to let any children fall behind, it is also our duty not to hold back students from reaching their full...

Whilst it is our moral duty to do all we can not to let any...

Greenwashing our environmental policies
Josanne Cassar

Cut to the chase: the government could just admit that in its eagerness to greenwash its environmental policies, it was taken for a ride.

Cut to the chase: the government could just admit that...

‘The season of good jeer…’
Raphael Vassallo

We have one set of grumpy, Grinchy people complaining about another equally grumpy, Grinchy group placing flowers and candles at a makeshift shrine to a...

We have one set of grumpy, Grinchy people complaining about...

G20 highlights global fractures
Matthew Bugeja

Global leaders gathered for G20 meetings amidst trade tensions, political risks and security issues

Global leaders gathered...

Just what the doctor ordered
Michael Falzon

Occupy Justice seem to believe their opinions are above those of the stupid people who elect their stupid representatives in Parliament – a Daphne...

Occupy Justice seem to believe their opinions are above...

Woman + Politics = Prostitute
Raphael Vassallo

Ultimately the word is intended to hurt because it projects the victim as the utmost perversion of society’s (very male) ideal of...

Ultimately the word is intended to hurt because it projects...

An agony aunt for the glasshouse brigade
Matthew Vella

No social media presence makes children fair game in the guilt-by-association war of political shaming, something that became a fact of life for Malta in the...

No social media presence makes children fair game in the...

Casualties of ‘war’
Raphael Vassallo

‘Sticks and stones’ may indeed ‘break your bones’... but words will hurt you far, far more in the long term

‘Sticks and stones’ may indeed ‘break...

After Egrant… a lesson to be learnt
Michael Briguglio

Unlike Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri’s involvement in Panama papers, no one has admitted he/she owns Egrant

Unlike Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri’s involvement...

Comment is free, but facts are sacred
Evarist Bartolo

The same time the media must not fall into the same trap as politicians and divide itself into camps. It should remain focused, vociferous and impartial

The same time the media must not fall into the same trap as...

A case of conspiracy fatigue
Michael Falzon

Do I see a conspiracy here? Of course not: all that would be correct and above board so long as it was not Malta’s Attorney General making similar...

Do I see a conspiracy here? Of course not: all that would...

Midnight in the garden of good and evil
Raphael Vassallo

Did the PN genuinely believe the truth in the Egrant allegation, when it so unwisely hitched its entire fate to that one issue? Or did it just shrug its...

Did the PN genuinely believe the truth in the Egrant...

Delia must get the Opposition in shape
Saviour Balzan

This is not about being a President of a football club where you occasionally write your thoughts in a badly scripted poem, this is politics. And politics is...

This is not about being a President of a football club...

And what if no one wants to use the metro / monorail either?
Josanne Cassar

It is all very well to come up with glossy, futuristic designs of what this...

It is all very well to come up with glossy, futuristic...

Greed begets sludge
Ralph Cassar

Sludge from tuna farms has polluted bathing areas as the growth philosophy allows big business to get greedier at the expense of ordinary people’s...

Sludge from tuna farms has polluted bathing areas as the...

When a newsroom gets it wrong, the public deserves an apology
Josanne Cassar

With the Egrant story in particular, an apology should be...

With the Egrant story in particular, an...

Turkeys clamouring for Christmas
Raphael Vassallo

The PN cannot keep insisting on Mizzi and Schembri’s resignation, when Simon Busuttil – now embroiled in an infinitely worse scandal –...

The PN cannot keep insisting on Mizzi and Schembri’s...

Egrant… and bread and butter issues
Frank Psaila

The Nationalist Party was wrong about Egrant, and it had to admit that to move forward

The Nationalist Party was wrong about Egrant, and it had to...

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