Death of (another) journalist
Raphael Vassallo
The international press didn’t identify Victoria Marinova as the umpteenth victim of horrific, violent femicide in Europe. Instead, they forcefully suggested a causal link...
Will budget indicate long-term planning?
Michael Falzon
The White Paper cannot be a perfect answer to the rental problem but it should be a starting point for the discussion about action by the government
Successful inclusivity is different from inclusivity
Evarist Bartolo

In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a mainstream classroom...

In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a...

Beware the socially toxic proposals of ‘Malta’s employers’
Ralph Cassar

The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget...

The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget...

New trends in the labour market
Michael Falzon

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig economy refers to a growing range of workers who don’t have typical stable employment but work...

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig...

‘I believe I can fly...’
Raphael Vassallo

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin with; and with evidence still lacking after the inquiry, it would take a heck of a lot more than...

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin...

John Suda is a sexual  predator, not a viral meme
Pia Micallef

What those with the privilege not to fully understand sexual assault do not...

What those with the privilege not to fully understand...

The murder that changed our lives
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the divisive politics and the heated accusations, the murder of Daphne changed the life of those who work in this field. It’s a different world...

Beyond the divisive politics and the heated accusations,...

Standing up for journalism before it’s too late
Yannick Pace

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the public and key...

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the...

Is it cos they isn’t black?
Raphael Vassallo

Which streets did she walk through, I wonder? And who the hell did she talk to? It certainly couldn’t have been anyone who happens to share her prejudice...

Which streets did she walk through, I wonder? And who the...

Another brick in the wall
Michael Falzon

This is just another brick in the wall of some castle that is continually being expanded

This is just another brick in the wall of some castle that...

[WATCH] A sense of vindication
Saviour Balzan

Aaron Bugeja’s inquiry report leaves very little hope to those who wished the allegations against the Prime Minister and his wife to be true, Saviour...

Aaron Bugeja’s inquiry report leaves very little hope...

Our fascination with bling
Josanne Cassar

News websites are also sliding down this slippery slope in running PR pieces thinly disguised as ‘news’, in exchange for often hefty sponsorships

News websites are also sliding down this slippery slope in...

Barra, barra, barra… oops!
Kurt Sansone

Egrant symbolises the willingness of a PN that was ready to latch on to anything, even a lie, that reinforced the belief that Joseph Muscat and his government...

Egrant symbolises the willingness of a PN that was ready to...

Terinu, part II
Saviour Balzan

If the inquiry completely absolves the Muscat couple, there is little doubt in my mind that Muscat’s ascendancy will be stratospheric

If the inquiry completely absolves the Muscat couple, there...

No need to sanctify someone after their death
Josanne Cassar

When a tragic death occurs, tributes get reproduced verbatim as ‘news...

When a tragic death occurs, tributes get reproduced...

Why is Malta not Iceland?
Raphael Vassallo

Iceland seems to have no difficulty achieving that sort of unity, in both football and politics. Malta? In football, it would fall apart the moment we came up...

Iceland seems to have no difficulty achieving that sort of...

Lingua Nostra, Lingue Nostre | Kurt Gabriel Meli

The Emma Muscat ‘incident’ on Maltese and English provokes the...

The Emma Muscat ‘incident’ on Maltese and...

Not just a football game
Evarist Bartolo

The World Cup is the special one. It brings people together in a way nothing else does. It’s not just about football, but also about the human spirit

The World Cup is the special one. It brings people together...

On being a captive colony
Michael Falzon

The people who campaigned for Brexit had no idea on how to go about it… the British have now discovered it was all pie in the sky

The people who campaigned for Brexit had no idea on how to...

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