No such thing as an innocent bystander on sexual abuse
Evarist Bartolo
 In situations where sexual abuse on minors takes place, there are no bystanders. There are aggressors, accomplices and the victims.
An immigration-based economy?
Michael Falzon
For the first time we have an emerging tangible difference between Joseph Muscat and Adrian Delia on economic policy...
Editors concerned by magistrate's Xarabank ruling in Liam Debono case

The following is a joint statement issued by MaltaToday, The Malta...

The following is a joint statement issued...

History repeating itself
Saviour Balzan

'It is not necessary for a whistleblower to be a contender for the Pope John Paul II Peace Prize. Ultimately, what matters is whether what they say under...

'It is not necessary for a whistleblower to be a...

From gender to politics, we must start finding the common ground
Josanne Cassar

Men need to put themselves into the shoes of a woman, kind of like Dustin...

Men need to put themselves into the shoes of a woman, kind...

For the sake of one future bride: being gay is not an on-and-off switch
Josanne Cassar

I hope X Factor’s ‘gay convert’ Matthew Grech's future bride realises what a mistake it is to believe sexual orientation can just be...

I hope X Factor’s ‘gay convert’ Matthew...

Reports in closed drawers are no solution
Evarist Bartolo

There was (and to a large extent there is still) a crude definition of...

There was (and to a large extent there is still) a crude...

A pleasantly boring Budget

While still aiming for a surplus, which appears to have become the new normal, the Budget for next year places an emphasis on the lower middle classes and...

While still aiming for a surplus, which appears to have...

Regulating the rental market
Michael Falzon

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it lacks any indication of what penalties are involved when landlords or tenants ignore the rules, like,...

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it...

A poll about murder... maybe they’re onto something
Raphael Vassallo

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government, while 22.2% –...

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government,...

Politicians behaving badly
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer cares about expecting high standards from its elected representatives

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer...

The recklessness of the chatty and unprofessional foreign press
Saviour Balzan

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to dig deeper should be...

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to...

Society does not exist to boost private profitability

The Malta Employers Association has proposed that "any package...

The Malta Employers Association has proposed that...

Mandatory waste separation in Malta? About time
Josanne Cassar

We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s waste collection system...

We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s...

What’s whores for Cardona is cocaine for Casa…
Raphael Vassallo

The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same way in both scenarios:...

The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same...

Assassination of Caruana Galizia: a scar on the national conscience

History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana Galizia and her...

History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana...

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...

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