Too late, but not  too little
Nonetheless, the fact that the machinery of justice has finally sprung into action – even if so late in the day – remains an important step in the direction of proper...
Plastic bottle recycling: a significant culture change
Aaron Farrugia
On all levels, the introduction of this scheme stands as a testament to our commitment to improving the environment in which we all live
Prison should be a place of reform, not retribution

Rights come with responsibilities; and a State which so cavalierly disregards...

Rights come with responsibilities; and a State which so...

The silent killer we can’t even talk about...
Raphael Vassallo

No matter how well-intentioned... a printed report on suicide harden the...

No matter how well-intentioned... a printed report on...

The pandemic could be Malta’s moment: we need to take stock now
Miriam Dalli

We want to push for change. Ultimately, this can be Malta’s moment if we...

We want to push for change. Ultimately, this can be...

Bernard Grech’s ‘carelessness’ may prove costly

Grech’s ‘carelessness’ – not to mention his nonchalance...

Grech’s ‘carelessness’ – not to...

Looks like we joined the wrong European Union by mistake...
Raphael Vassallo

Malta is not exactly the only EU member state where the rule of law has been...

Malta is not exactly the only EU member state where the...

Back to school, but are authorities preparing teachers for an unusual return?
Michael Falzon

Nothing has been said about this point – either by the education ministry or by the teachers’ unions. Surely starting this scholastic year as if...

Nothing has been said about this point – either by...

For the greater good
Saviour Balzan

When Joseph Muscat fell from grace, those that believed in him and stood by him, cried not because he left; but because they suddenly realised to what...

When Joseph Muscat fell from grace, those that...

What have we become? (Or were we always like this...)
Josanne Cassar

The frequency of violent acts seems to permeate our consciousness because we...

The frequency of violent acts seems to permeate our...

Abela risks being dragged down by Muscat’s legacy

Were it not for the extraordinary circumstances we are currently living in,...

Were it not for the extraordinary circumstances we are...

Konrad Mizzi would have passed the PN’s ‘due diligence’ test with flying colours...
Raphael Vassallo

The rest, as they say, is history… but it is a history that seems destined to keep repeating itself forever (or at least, for as long as political...

The rest, as they say, is history… but it is a...

The risks of prostitution reform

It is therefore paramount that this reform is guided by experts and social workers with clear knowledge of what is happening in the field. Anything less would...

It is therefore paramount that this reform is guided by...

Yes, people need protection... and no, they’re not getting it
Raphael Vassallo

Faced with a seemingly endless series of questionable, even bizarre bail...

Faced with a seemingly endless series of questionable, even...

Incompetence is Labour’s nemesis
Michael Falzon

When finance ministry read in the papers about what his ministry had approved without his knowledge, did he not ask his permanent secretary for an explanation?

When finance ministry read in the papers about what his...

We depend on the judicial system,  now more than ever
Saviour Balzan

So we have to believe that the judicial system will see through all this, and...

So we have to believe that the judicial system will see...

Do you want schools to open? Then just wear that mask!
Josanne Cassar

While those in post-secondary education have also been thrown into a tailspin...

While those in post-secondary education have also been...

Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta

‘Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta’: a simple affirmation that need not unravel the progressive achievements of the decade, but demand a...

‘Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta’: a...

‘Not being Adrian Delia’ is not enough
Raphael Vassallo

Bernard Grech, on the other hand… well, the most we can realistically...

Bernard Grech, on the other hand… well, the most we...

PBS belongs to the people, not government

The service must place people, and not the parties, as the centre of focus

The service must place people, and not the parties, as the...