There can only be one immigration policy: Robert Abela’s
Raphael Vassallo
Speaking only for myself… that is not something on which there should be any ‘national consensus’
Conscientious objection does not belong in the Equality Act | Chris Barbara
Will the government give in to pressure and compromise on equality, or will it stand on the right side of history with the most marginalised in our society and reject the...
A free press? Time to talk about media financing
Ralph Cassar

There is no one ‘truth’. Party TV stations should go. Public...

There is no one ‘truth’. Party TV stations...

Drawing clear lines for equality | Charles Pace

While government selects many public servants on the basis of personal trust,...

While government selects many public servants on the basis...

Careful what you pray for...
Raphael Vassallo

Who, then, even needs God Almighty to be pissed off? Quite frankly, it is a shocking scandal that should really enrage us all

Who, then, even needs God Almighty to be pissed off? Quite...

Charity comes home where providence lives | Jesmond Saliba

All those involved in the effective running of the Dar tal-Providenza give...

All those involved in the effective running of the Dar...

A Trump-inspired crisis management framework | Kristina Buhagiar

Malta’s democracy is in a state of crisis; we do not have an opposition;...

Malta’s democracy is in a state of crisis; we do not...

A leadership election, without leadership

On both sides of the divide, it seems the one thing that has been conspicuously...

On both sides of the divide, it seems the one thing that...

Has anyone ever had an easier ride than Bernard Grech?
Raphael Vassallo

There is, however, a striking difference. One candidate had to fight every step...

There is, however, a striking difference. One candidate had...

The egg to omelette conundrum
Michael Falzon

Yet, neither Grech nor anyone from his campaign team has publicly reassured the public that the publication of these accounts will eventually be made. A public...

Yet, neither Grech nor anyone from his campaign team has...

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...