Behind the Brexit vote, Labour remains dangerously divided
The Conversation
Eurosceptics may comprise a small part of the Labour Party, but events have made them disproportionately influential. Against all expectations, Labour Euroscepticism looks...
‘You can’t renegotiate EU membership’. Oh wait, maybe you can...
Raphael Vassallo
Having been given a glimpse as to Joseph Muscat’s actual vision for the future of Europe, I am no longer that certain he meets the necessary criteria for the role of...
Teaching: not just a profession and a vocation
Evarist Bartolo

Educators in schools deserve our support and understanding, and parents should...

Educators in schools deserve our support and understanding,...

Individual action won’t achieve 1.5ºC warming – social change is needed, as history shows
The Conversation

“What can we do about climate change” is a tangible taboo we politely talk around; not despite, but precisely because, of the reminders of...

“What can we do about climate change” is a...

We need to talk about boundaries, consent and respect
Josanne Cassar

Taking advantage of someone who is completely drunk or stoned is not consent....

Taking advantage of someone who is completely drunk or...

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...

The international press didn’t identify Victoria...

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

The White Paper cannot be a perfect answer to the rental...

Bashing foreigners, are we? How very Mintoffian...
Matthew Vella

Is today’s PN is ready to back up all its tough anti-foreign talk with...

Is today’s PN is ready to back up all its tough...

It’s World Cup time again
Michael Falzon

We now have a tournament, conceived as a bridge between nations, taking place in a country that has hardly stopped burning those bridges

We now have a tournament, conceived as a bridge between...

Set up disembarkation locations outside the EU
Frank Psaila

Had Malta allowed the Aquarius to berth in its ports, that would have created a...

Had Malta allowed the Aquarius to berth in its ports, that...

Tell you what: give us Lampedusa, and our SAR is yours...
Raphael Vassallo

There: see how easy it all is? No need for any stand-offs, diplomatic tiffs,...

There: see how easy it all is? No need for any stand-offs,...

A real Child Protection Act, at last
Josanne Cassar

Imagine yourself at five years old and having to wait until now, at the age of ten, for matters to finally start moving in the right direction. In the...

Imagine yourself at five years old and having to wait until...

Last call for the gravy train
Saviour Balzan

Loyalty is like convenience, and when the time comes they will both dump Muscat and Delia if it suits them

Loyalty is like convenience, and when the time comes they...

Why pride doesn’t cut it | Manuel Zarb

Young people are not proud of political party branding in any capacity, and they do not identify with political parties’ PR campaigns

Young people are not proud of political party branding in...

[WATCH] A golden opportunity to evade justice
Saviour Balzan

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police Commissioner Silvio...

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police...

On children’s nutrition, it really takes a village
Evarist Bartolo

At the end of the day, the responsibility for a child or young person first...

At the end of the day, the responsibility for a child or...

Between the Devil and the deep blue sea
Raphael Vassallo

Clearly, then, this very much is a ‘pan-European problem’... as Italy, Malta and other southern states have been howling for years

Clearly, then, this very much is a ‘pan-European...

Full up, and nowhere to go
Josanne Cassar

Would you want to go on vacation to a place which is overcrowded, over-developed and polluted, and getting from one place to the other is the stuff of...

Would you want to go on vacation to a place which is...

Consumers getting higher energy bills | David Agius & Michael Briguglio
Michael Briguglio

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery continue. The Nationalist Party is ready to take legal action to ensure that people are not robbed. We are...

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery...

The ‘Mohamed Salah’ effect
The Conversation

In a country with growing unemployment and political unrest, Salah is an icon and a role model – he embodies the ideal of a young person who...

In a country with growing unemployment and political...

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