Coronavirus: Tough times ahead
Malta – along with the rest of the world – will be facing daunting challenges in the near future. Our ability to withstand them will depend, in no small measure,...
The gender pay gap is real. We need action
Miriam Dalli
The biggest failure of our society is treating equality as a women’s issue. It is not. It is a societal issue. It is a business issue. It is a political issue
The world’s oldest profession. The world’s oldest argument
Josanne Cassar

Attempts to try and make sex workers seem like some kind of empowered, feminist...

Attempts to try and make sex workers seem like some kind of...

Robert Abela must act now
Saviour Balzan

There is an orgy of development today that is unacceptable and simply geared to make more people richer to the extent that their riches are simply unjustifiable

There is an orgy of development today that is unacceptable...

Why the Coronavirus matters... and why Pete Buttigieg is out – for now
Matthew Bugeja

Pete Buttigieg is out of the Democratic Primaries. Was it surprising? Yes and no

Pete Buttigieg is out of the Democratic Primaries. Was it...

Should former empires return removed relics (and do we get the sword back)?
Charles Xuereb

It is bad enough to find one’s iconic national treasures in global museums, but it is worse to have to pay huge sums of money to private concerns to...

It is bad enough to find one’s iconic national...

How can you control those who are out of control?
Josanne Cassar

That’s what happens when you give carte blanche to a mighty...

That’s what happens when you give carte...

And the construction machine keeps bulldozing on…
Raphael Vassallo

OK, so perhaps it was a little naïve of me to expect developers to...

OK, so perhaps it was a little naïve of me to expect...

Time to reassess our priorities

But what does growth mean for those who die, or lose their loved ones? Clearly, we must reassess our national priorities… otherwise we would have failed...

But what does growth mean for those who die, or lose their...

Queues and empty shelves reveal our fear of an uncertain future
Raisa Galea

Deep down, everyone who was filling up trolleys with basic goods harboured no...

Deep down, everyone who was filling up trolleys with basic...

Homes cannot be our coffins. The tyranny of complacency ends today
Andrew Azzopardi

We must take on the dictatorship of the haves and demand that our little island...

We must take on the dictatorship of the haves and demand...

Grab the money and run
Michael Falzon

The management contract is certainly in trouble. Not so the people behind Vitals and their chief executive

The management contract is certainly in trouble. Not so the...

Not exactly N.I.M.B.Y.
Saviour Balzan

I don’t think that Delia really cares, he is not only delusional but he couldn’t give a hoot if his party disintegrates into nothingness and this...

I don’t think that Delia really cares, he is not only...

How prepared are we for an epidemic, really?
Josanne Cassar

When people are kept in the dark and everything is not explained clearly, it...

When people are kept in the dark and everything is not...

‘An overblown, press-created hysteria’

The general public would be far better served by paying more attention to the...

The general public would be far better served by paying...

[WATCH] Why Abela has to stop the hospitals privatisation concession
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Why Tumuluri’s €5 million bonus is...

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Why Tumuluri’s...

Would you rather panic or rely on facts?
Josanne Cassar

Fomenting nationwide panic will not solve anything and never has. The rising levels of alarm and fear can only lead to making a possibly risky situation worse

Fomenting nationwide panic will not solve anything and...

If Malta broke international law… so did the European Commission
Raphael Vassallo

It therefore follows that, should a European policy be deemed...

It therefore follows that, should a European policy be...

Why do Christians wear ashes on Ash Wednesday?
The Conversation

Michael Laver • Christians bearing the sign of the cross on their forehead...

Michael Laver • Christians bearing the sign of the...

Blood on our hands

Just like the 2003 pushback to Eritrea, carried out by the Nationalist administration, once again the Maltese government has blood on its hands

Just like the 2003 pushback to Eritrea, carried out by the...