Blurred vision
Saviour Balzan
A new Constitution should focus on a higher constitutional role for the President…  and the President should not worry about such things as fundraising
Some home truths on a changing Malta
Josanne Cassar
I seriously see no benefit in having money pouring out of our ears while everyone is fuming with rage on our gridlocked roads packed like sardines with too many cars
‘Freedom of speech’ is not ‘wisdom to speak’

Freedom does not imply freedom from the consequences of what one says... this...

Freedom does not imply freedom from the consequences of...

Kim-Trump Summit raises the stakes
Matthew Bugeja

The meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the United States will not achieve much, but accelerates the process to either a peace deal or war

The meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the...

We have to decide: Do we want to use IIP money or not?
Josanne Cassar

So, we have to decide, do we want this money to be used where it is most...

So, we have to decide, do we want this money to be used...

If you declare war... be ready to fight your war
Raphael Vassallo

Openly antagonising roughly half the country, every single time you resort to...

Openly antagonising roughly half the country, every single...

A PR exercise, for a worthy cause...

On the surface, it was a generous donation to a worthy cause. But even at a glance, it is evident that there were ulterior motives behind this generosity

On the surface, it was a generous donation to a worthy...

Why it’s so hard to #DeleteFacebook | S. Shyam Sundar
The Conversation

As in all abusive relationships, users have a psychological dependence that...

As in all abusive relationships, users have a psychological...

When we give them a voice
Evarist Bartolo

I do think that we underestimate our children sometimes. If we give them the opportunity, they can offer refreshing points of view and, needless to say, they...

I do think that we underestimate our children sometimes. If...

Lions and tigers and crooks, oh my!
Raphael Vassallo

I’m beginning to think it’s some kind of contagious disease… Symptoms include a willingness to believe any form of allegation

I’m beginning to think it’s some kind of...

Love and hate: the Brits and us
Michael Falzon

Today Malta is a successful EU member state providing the livelihood of some 40,000 foreign workers. Who would have believed this way back in September 1964?

Today Malta is a successful EU member state providing the...

No, this was not just another wedding
Josanne Cassar

'It is easy to understand why Ali Sadr would want to invite some important ‘movers and shakers’ from the country which had licensed his bank...

'It is easy to understand why Ali Sadr would want to...

The rise of ‘social media rule’

If government uses social media to bypass advertising spending in newspapers, it would be deliberately debilitating the newspaper industry’s...

If government uses social media to bypass...

Don’t quit Facebook, but don’t trust it, either
The Conversation

Prof. Denise Anthony and Luke Stark • Facebook has grown from its origins...

Prof. Denise Anthony and Luke Stark • Facebook has...

Equality for the unprivileged | Rachelle Deguara

The struggle of the unprivileged woman that had been through oppression shall...

The struggle of the unprivileged woman that had been...

How about not destroying any more of our own island first?
Raphael Vassallo

The stark truth, however, is that we live on island that has a multi-millennial...

The stark truth, however, is that we live on island that...

Giving credit where it’s due
Josanne Cassar

Ultimately, the real work of holding the Government and large corporations to account lies in rolling up one’s sleeves, investigating, poring over the...

Ultimately, the real work of holding the Government and...

Silence will not make the issue go away

Muscat said nothing about the matter until three years after both Pilatus Bank and Sadr himself came to public attention. Why did the news have to be revealed...

Muscat said nothing about the matter until three years...

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