New standards and old values
What’s good for the goose is rightly good for the gander. That saying goes for Labour too: will its own MPs and ministers come clean on the gifts they have...
How’s this for a conspiracy theory?
Raphael Vassallo
What better way than by deliberately engineering the acquittal of the prime suspect in Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, only to then turn to the international...
Nice garden. Let’s demolish it, and build a petrol station instead...
Raphael Vassallo

No, no, make no mistake. As Boromir would no doubt have put it: 'not with 10,000 legal arguments can you possibly justify a criminal injustice of this...

No, no, make no mistake. As Boromir would no doubt have put...

Reforming the book industry during the hardest-ever economic crisis in history
Mark Camilleri

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the necessity of taking the matter at hand with the serious approach it deserves

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the...

State schools should not be the Cinderella of education
Josanne Cassar

When it comes to financial resources, state schools should not be the...

When it comes to financial resources, state schools should...

Out of control, under control
Saviour Balzan

Every society needs to be confronted with rules, ours is not

Every society needs to be confronted with rules, ours is not

‘Fratelli Tutti’: a guide to the new encyclical | Charles Scicluna

He uses the term ‘political charity’ and when he talks about the politics we need he says: “Here I would once more observe that politics must...

He uses the term ‘political charity’ and when...

Put your environmental outrage where your vote is
Raphael Vassallo

Fact of the matter is that the hunters’ lobby has so far proven to be...

Fact of the matter is that the hunters’ lobby has so...

Conscientiously objecting to conscientious objection | Timothy Paris

There is nothing conscientious about imposing one’s own values on...

There is nothing conscientious about imposing one’s...

Mutual respect between sovereign nations | Gwendolyn S. Green
Gwendolyn Green

The two sides agreed that Maltese officers and soldiers will continue to attend...

The two sides agreed that Maltese officers and soldiers...

Abela must translate his 'enforcement' warnings into action

The only way the spread will be curbed is through a communal effort in which...

The only way the spread will be curbed is through a...

A new beginning for the PN with Bernard Grech
Michael Falzon

Bernard Grech must douse the internal bickering immediately. He needs a strong...

Bernard Grech must douse the internal bickering...

Ashamed to be Maltese; proud to support Bulgaria
Raphael Vassallo

All the ‘shame’ and ‘embarrassment’ people like Bernard...

All the ‘shame’ and ‘embarrassment’...

Is he a wrongly accused man, or a pathological liar?
Josanne Cassar

Was his downfall due to his very success and egomania which made him think he...

Was his downfall due to his very success and egomania which...

A day in politics
Saviour Balzan

Is politics just about this populist barrel-scraping race for votes? With a depressed economy and a changing world, values will start to become an important...

Is politics just about this populist barrel-scraping race...

A cowardly government held at gun-point

Labour has concretised the popular perception of a government that is – almost literally, in this case – held at gun-point by a single...

Labour has concretised the popular perception of a...

No one should be given a license to discriminate | Renee Laiviera

The Equality Bill aims to ensure that individuals are not treated unfairly...

The Equality Bill aims to ensure that individuals are not...

Equality for all: we’ll overcome the language of hate | Rosianne Cutajar

It is high time that we move towards a nationwide debate on the nature of our public sphere itself — on how we speak to each other across different...

It is high time that we move towards a nationwide debate on...

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...

Speaking only for myself… that is not something on...

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...

Will the government give in to pressure and compromise on...