Public sentiment does not grow in a vacuum
Josanne Cassar
The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, which seems to be placing anyone who remotely criticised or disagreed with her under suspicion, is leaving...
Labour at 100: the need for self-reflection
Labour’s centenary may be the perfect opportunity for the party to adopt ‘self-criticism’ as its new political motto; to distance itself from crude...
People at the top decided to rewrite the rules
Josanne Cassar

What intrigued me about this documentary was the clash of two very different...

What intrigued me about this documentary was the clash of...

17 blue heroes, standing on a wall...
Raphael Vassallo

They never once challenged him for the leadership themselves; nor have they ever availed of their presumed majority in Parliament to strip him of the title of...

They never once challenged him for the leadership...

The die is cast...

The risks of a prolonged war of attrition within the ranks of the party could be very damaging, if not fatal. And as party grassroots move to take sides in...

The risks of a prolonged war of attrition within the ranks...

Chantelle was stabbed by Justin… and our cultural and social welfare deficits | Maria Brown

Expecting people to unlearn our galvanised gender stereotypes – just because relevant authorities argue that these are politically or morally incorrect...

Expecting people to unlearn our galvanised gender...

Police force... police farce
Michael Falzon

Passing the buck, instead of taking action, is the slightest abuse that one can think of

Passing the buck, instead of taking action, is the...

‘Barra, Barra!’ is not an end in itself
Raphael Vassallo

All these years later, we tend to forget that Fenech Adami – when still...

All these years later, we tend to forget that Fenech Adami...

Delia is delusional. He cannot rebuild the PN
Saviour Balzan

Delia has no credibility and no chance in hell of rebuilding the party. He...

Delia has no credibility and no chance in hell of...

Highlighting the rubbish problem... by using rubbish
Josanne Cassar

It is clear she has hit a raw nerve: obviously, no one likes to have the worst...

It is clear she has hit a raw nerve: obviously, no one...

The Palestinians are in a tough spot... and the Democratic primaries are off to a bad start
Matthew Bugeja

January felt like a long month for most following global news

January felt like a long month for most following global...

Would it make it any better if women killed men too?
Josanne Cassar

If we cannot mourn the death of a woman still in her prime who was callously...

If we cannot mourn the death of a woman still in her prime...

There is no such thing  as a ‘crime of passion’
Raphael Vassallo

There have been no fewer than 31 cases of femicide since 1978; and while they...

There have been no fewer than 31 cases of femicide since...

Bad news for democracy

To function properly, any democracy requires a healthy counterbalance between Government and Opposition: more so in a context like Malta’s Parliamentary...

To function properly, any democracy requires a healthy...

Sexual harassment at work: a tough row to hoe | Renée Laiviera

In order to control such challenging behaviour all employers and...

In order to control such challenging behaviour all...

Pollution control measures: vague, cowardly and business as usual
Ralph Cassar

It is crystal clear that either ERA or their political masters are not ready to...

It is crystal clear that either ERA or their political...

‘The Prime Minister’s prerogative’ is precisely the problem
Raphael Vassallo

Can a new prime minister bring about any truly meaningful change? Oh yes,...

Can a new prime minister bring about any truly meaningful...

Konrad’s box of tricks
Michael Falzon

Just withdrawing the contract is not enough. Did Konrad Mizzi approach MTA offering his services, or was it MTA who sought them?

Just withdrawing the contract is not enough. Did Konrad...

The bigger picture
Saviour Balzan

In a normal country, the Opposition would blossom and hit the roof. The opposite has happened, and the problem is clearly Adrian Delia

In a normal country, the Opposition would blossom and hit...

Is it really possible to judge the best?
Josanne Cassar

Of course, when it comes to judging what is ‘the best’ in any art form, whether it is film, music or books, there is obviously always an element of...

Of course, when it comes to judging what is ‘the...