Private party? Relax, just tell them it’s a football celebration…
Josanne Cassar
I will bet my bottom dollar that the restrictive measures for people to hold mass events will only be lifted when the PM announces the election date, to coincide with the...
MPs, magistrates, and common mortals: not all are equal
Saviour Balzan
A new government must bring legitimacy and clarity, and do away – to a certain extent – to the past
All hail the new colonialism…
Raphael Vassallo

If Repubblika’s proposal were to actually be acted upon… it would only illustrate the sheer extent to which the scars of our Colonial experience...

If Repubblika’s proposal were to actually be acted...

Greylisting is an opportunity, yes… to clean up our act

Ultimately, Malta has to clean up its stables, before someone else does it for...

Ultimately, Malta has to clean up its stables, before...

Abortion: a mandate to deceive | Charlene Giordmaina

Irrespective of whether the majority of the electorate bases its vote on that...

Irrespective of whether the majority of the electorate...

Abortion is a human right, MEPs say | Isabel Stabile, Christopher Barbara
Isabel Stabile

The European Parliament has unequivocally stated that abortion is a right, a fundamental human right, putting paid the ridiculous assertions of...

The European Parliament has unequivocally stated that...

Ah, but life isn’t fair, Robert. It’ what we all learnt at school...
Raphael Vassallo

To reduce it all, once again, to ‘headmaster-speak’… what we’ve just been told is: 'No more excuses; no more fancy talk; you know...

To reduce it all, once again, to...

The sky has turned grey
Michael Falzon

The promised new beginning never was and the list of people in the Muscat administration who should have been brought to justice but were not, is not small

The promised new beginning never was and the list of people...

It’s not just one shade of grey | Alex Muscat

Parliamentary Secretary Alex Mjuscat | We engage with international bodies,...

Parliamentary Secretary Alex Mjuscat | We engage with...

An icy cold shower in the middle of a heatwave
Josanne Cassar

Malta got its own icy cold shower last week when the news broke that it had...

Malta got its own icy cold shower last week when the news...

Exams: is it time to rethink our evaluation of young people?
Saviour Balzan

From primary to secondary, as well as Sixth Form and university, thousands of...

From primary to secondary, as well as Sixth Form and...

Greylist: a call for a new political will to clean up our act

FATF and the ‘ignominy’ of its greylist remind Malta once again...

FATF and the ‘ignominy’ of its greylist remind...

The power of inclusion | Samar Mazloum

Together with our national stakeholders, with our partner organisations, with communities and with refugees, we continue to heal, to learn and to bring about a...

Together with our national stakeholders, with our partner...

COVID-19’s effect on families: a woman’s perspective | Julie Zahra

As we move forward into a post-pandemic world, this shared experience can provide an opportunity and a wake-up call for us all

As we move forward into a post-pandemic world, this shared...

Solitary confinement in Malta: a call for reform
Andrew Azzopardi

The use of solitary confinement as a ‘last resort’ indicates that...

The use of solitary confinement as a ‘last...

The Matic report: MEPs... who will trust science? | Andrea Dibben

There cannot be a commitment to the fundamental right to gender equality...

There cannot be a commitment to the fundamental right to...

‘Letting Bernard Grech sink’ is not an option

There is, simply put, more at stake here, than just a case of Bernard Grech...

There is, simply put, more at stake here, than just a case...

Discrimination in building permits
Michael Falzon

In Malta they also get the hotch-potch development and the skyline they deserve

In Malta they also get the hotch-potch development and the...

The beam in your eye
Saviour Balzan

On FATF: It will be nasty to have the Americans taking out the speck of Malta’s eye while we are powerless to remove the beam in theirs

On FATF: It will be nasty to have the Americans taking out...

When it comes to education, in the grand scheme of things, what’s another year?
Josanne Cassar

In a year in which even adults have suffered mental health issues due to job uncertainty, anxiety over illness and even the loss of loved ones, why are we...

In a year in which even adults have suffered mental health...