Saying no to greed
Saviour Balzan
It was evident that the administration informed the PA members what to do, therefore it follows that Portelli's intentions were sanctioned by the government
Is ISIS done for?
Matthew Bugeja
Its leader was killed in a US raid - but ISIS still has the ingredients to stage a comeback
The Archbishop’s gambit
Michael Falzon

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no doubt that Archbishop Scicluna is one of a kind – the right kind, of course

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no...

Why I think the Archbishop’s gesture matters...
Raphael Vassallo

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are intrinsically evil; even...

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are...

Charity marred by uncharitable behaviour
Josanne Cassar

We are reading more and more about people who do not have much; who are living hand to mouth, just about making ends meet between their rent/mortgage, daily...

We are reading more and more about people who do not have...

Does it all go away with just a sorry?
Saviour Balzan

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly commendable, but does it erase any of that anger for the Church’s actions in the 1960s?

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly...

History didn’t end with the fall of the Berlin Wall – but only now is the new battleground clear
The Conversation

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, we can see a new battleground for alternative visions of the future being laid. 1989 should be seen...

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell,...

I am a Maltese woman and I’m married to a black man | Lara Bezzina

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina feared for her...

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: An incredible request by pilots and the Daphne BBC radio drama
Saviour Balzan

Industrial action by Air Malta pilots and Daphne Caruana Galizia's docudrama on BBC4

Industrial action by Air Malta pilots and Daphne Caruana...

Rent reform, at last
Michael Falzon

The proposed law will avoid the situation where tenants are continually worried that their rent would be increased astronomically and capriciously. At the...

The proposed law will avoid the situation where...

Facebook killed the political star
Raphael Vassallo

If a Facebook post somehow chimes in with the viewer’s own private opinion or bias… it becomes an instant, incontrovertible ‘fact’

If a Facebook post somehow chimes in with the...

Tourists behaving badly are a threat to global tourism, and the industry is partly to blame
The Conversation

Freya Higgins-Desbiolles • The increasing prevalance of the badly behaved tourist, either in reality or simply as cultural meme, presents a serious...

Freya Higgins-Desbiolles • The increasing...

Are exams producing quality students?
Josanne Cassar

While I can understand that some parents are alarmed at the prospect of no more benchmarking exams at Year Six, I have never really been able to grasp the...

While I can understand that some parents are alarmed at the...

Let’s razzle dazzle them, with some PR
Josanne Cassar

Did you blink and think you missed this clamping down on construction sites? No, because it just didn’t happen

Did you blink and think you missed this clamping down on...

‘Leadership cults’ are the last thing the PN needs
Raphael Vassallo

Now is not the time for ‘glorious leaders’; now is the time for a...

Now is not the time for ‘glorious leaders’; now...

No more blazers and ties. Learning should be about happiness
Evarist Bartolo

In schools the focus of the structure is obviously education and learning. But...

In schools the focus of the structure is obviously...

You’re either a magistrate, or a TV celebrity. You can’t be both...
Raphael Vassallo

Magistrate Joe Mifsud starts out his judgment with a typical ‘Thought of the Day’: an entirely random “warning against the harmful effects of...

Magistrate Joe Mifsud starts out his judgment with a...

What are the PN’s prospects for the future? The sad reply is zilch
Michael Falzon

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and selfish. They just saw...

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and...

The messenger with forged documents resigns
Saviour Balzan

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN before 2017 to make...

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN...

‘I’ll defend my party to the end’ (even if I suffer as a result)
Josanne Cassar

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with our vote. Why should we have any qualms about withdrawing our support once we feel we have...

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with...