Saving bandsman Borg... but what about landlords’ rights?
Michael Falzon
Band clubs do serve a social purpose and bandsman Borg needs a place where to practise his musical prowess… but not by government riding roughshod over the property...
Historical revisionism? Mintoff in a tie...
Raphael Vassallo
The Malta of my childhood was overshadowed by fear: the fear of Mintoff, which – though probably unfelt by roughly half the country at the time – was very, very real...
Is it possible to have progress without regress?
Josanne Cassar

Changes have brought about a more tolerant, relaxed society where (on the...

Changes have brought about a more tolerant, relaxed society...

Don't mention the a-word
Saviour Balzan

If I had a vote in Ireland I would have voted for the ban on abortion to be repealed from the Constitution. And I would give my reasons why

If I had a vote in Ireland I would have voted for the ban...

A salary raise for teachers and police officers

Now more than ever, particular attention has to be given to young people; a...

Now more than ever, particular attention has to be given to...

Why we’re talking about pride | Sarah Haider

Labour youths are not just reclaiming the labels set upon us, but setting a...

Labour youths are not just reclaiming the labels set upon...

The final straw
Josanne Cassar

Schools are being distributed with milk in small cartons in schools... spoilt by something stupid like adding a single-use straw

Schools are being distributed with milk in small...

For Gaza’s peaceful protesters, power is all about perception | Leonie Fleischmann
The Conversation

Despite the protests’ non-violent origins and goals, events unfolded rather differently. As is common in civil resistance movements, a violent fringe...

Despite the protests’ non-violent origins and goals,...

Punishing Montebello is not what the Church needs

The question many others will be asking is whether Montebello should abide by...

The question many others will be asking is whether...

The key to a prosperous future
Evarist Bartolo

If we enhance an individual’s ability by providing windows of opportunities along the way, we are maximising a person’s potential

If we enhance an individual’s ability by providing...

Playing the underdog card
Frank Psaila

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour government dealt it a heavy blow

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour...

We’re still in time to save Manoel Island
Raphael Vassallo

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to a cultural heritage...

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to...

Trust in the Police needs  to be rebuilt
Josanne Cassar

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact that there is no one out there who can help them: whether it is rambunctious teenagers making a...

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact...

Efimova tweets: Your mother/wife/daughter should be blown up first
Saviour Balzan

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in my immediate family...

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in...

Road safety must be top priority

When it comes to road safety, the need for a zero-tolerance approach has to start now. As we were rightly shocked to see on Tuesday, these are matters of life...

When it comes to road safety, the need for a zero-tolerance...

Donald Trump backs out of Iran nuclear deal: now what?
The Conversation

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to build a nuclear...

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to...

Enough is enough
Josanne Cassar

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of authority throughout the country and a blatant disregard of law and order which is making the ordinary...

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of...

Let’s celebrate diversity | Reb Xiberras

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia...

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia,...

When ‘freedom of expression’ really was under siege
Raphael Vassallo

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international charter of human...

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international...

Malta’s political identity crisis

The role of an Opposition party is to do more than merely dissect the country’s current problems; just as the identity of an Opposition party must be...

The role of an Opposition party is to do more than merely...

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