‘A culture change that needs to happen’ | Carissa Munro
Carissa Munro from the OECD explains the process of consultation that led to the creation of standards guidelines necessary for a new culture change in the Maltese political class
We don’t have a planning authority. We have a ‘Permitting Authority’ | Tony Zahra
TONY ZAHRA, President of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, warns that a recent carrying-capacity report, commissioned by the MHRA, should serve as a wake-up call: to...
Everyone has a part to play in occupational health and safety | Mark Gauci

As Malta reels from the shock of two construction-related fatalities in just three days, OHSA CEO MARK GAUCI calls for collective responsibility among the many...

As Malta reels from the shock of two construction-related...

Homophobia is not a ‘cultural trait’. It’s a choice | Eman Borg Mercieca

This year, Gozo held its first-ever Gay Pride March: hailed as a ‘historic milestone’ for the local gay community. But LGBTI+ Gozo president EMAN...

This year, Gozo held its first-ever Gay Pride March: hailed...

If government values teachers, it should show them more respect | Marco Bonnici

MUT president MARCO BONNICI warns that the education sector should brace itself for more staff shortages, in future… if government continues to foster a...

MUT president MARCO BONNICI warns that the education sector...

What’s more important: competitivity, or social well-being? | Josef Bugeja

GWU secretary general JOSEF BUGEJA lambasts the Chamber of Commerce’s claim that next year’s COLA adjustment represents an ‘existential...

GWU secretary general JOSEF BUGEJA lambasts the Chamber of...

Operation Pedestal teaches us that we can’t take freedom for granted | Simon Cusens

For historian and WWII researcher SIMON CUSENS, commemorating the ‘Santa Marija Convoy’ is about more than just preserving the memories of a past...

For historian and WWII researcher SIMON CUSENS,...

Where the streets have no cars… | Suzanne Maas

SUZANNE MAAS – Climate Campaign Coordinator at Friends of the Earth...

SUZANNE MAAS – Climate Campaign Coordinator at...

Will ‘Shostakovich’s Nightmare’ finally come true? | Antonio Tufigno

There have been minor tremors of excitement, among Malta’s older rockers, at the news that veteran 1990s indie act ‘Shostakovich’s...

There have been minor tremors of excitement, among...

Mario Mallia: There cannot be ‘us versus them' in education

Former headmaster Mario Mallia argues that his recent dismissal has less...

Former headmaster Mario Mallia argues that his recent...

Towards a ‘human rights-based’ drug policy | Karen Mamo

KAREN MAMO, a drug-policy researcher specialising in harm-reduction, argues...

KAREN MAMO, a drug-policy researcher specialising in...

In a sense, our education system is ‘rigged’ | Ronald Sultana

RONALD G. SULTANA, Professor of Educational Sociology and Comparative Education...

RONALD G. SULTANA, Professor of Educational Sociology and...

‘Dividing everything into two is always problematic’ | Loranne Vella

With her latest book Marta Marta, novelist and translator LORANNE VELLA argues that a plurality of voices – as opposed to the stark binarity of the...

With her latest book Marta Marta, novelist and translator...

How can it make sense to kill six million animals an hour? Darryl Grima

Veganism is a growing trend. But environmentalist, vegan and End The Slaughter campaigner DARRYL GRIMA argues that this may well be a reaction to the sheer...

Veganism is a growing trend. But environmentalist, vegan...

‘Impose sanctions, if you must; but target the right people’ | Clint Flores

Economist CLINT FLORES argues that unless Europe also addresses the supply-chain problems caused by the war in Ukraine, its economic sanctions may end up...

Economist CLINT FLORES argues that unless Europe also...

Justice has to be done with policemen, too | Neville Mercieca

The Malta Police Union has come out strongly against the Attorney...

The Malta Police Union has come out strongly against the...

‘My only dogma is science and biology’ | Stephen Spiteri

Opposition Health spokesperson Dr STEPHEN SPITERI rejects the view that the...

Opposition Health spokesperson Dr STEPHEN SPITERI rejects...

‘Pain is pain: whether you’re a human, or any other animal’ | Peter Singer

Philosopher, ethicist and Animal Liberation exponent PETER SINGER talks about the need to ‘expand the circle of moral concern’: to include humans,...

Philosopher, ethicist and Animal Liberation exponent PETER...

[WATCH] We cannot talk about ‘sex-work’, and not ‘migration’ | Maria Pisani

More than two years after a government white paper to regularise the sex industry, the local debate remains mired in strategy disagreements. Dr MARIA PISANI,...

More than two years after a government white paper to...

Nurses are ‘out of stock’ | Paul Pace

The recent arrest of Mount Carmel Hospital head-nurse Joe Pace - on charges of...

The recent arrest of Mount Carmel Hospital head-nurse Joe...