Ancient Apocalypse? You can’t be Sirius…
Raphael Vassallo
In other words: Hancock’s claims now have to be both ‘scientifically provable’… AND also ‘logically plausible’. So without further ado…...
Cancelling Mintoff, is cancelling Maltese history
As such, the PBS board would do well to revise its ill-judged decision to cancel the Mintoff min-documentary, so that the general public can at least form its own opinion on the...
The subject of my outrage is greater than yours
Josanne Cassar

The truth is that throughout the years I have learned to refrain from voicing...

The truth is that throughout the years I have learned to...

A Republic not a Theocracy
Saviour Balzan

We are at a defining moment, we are close to being 60 years from Independence, but we have not managed to extricate ourselves from the hold of an insular and...

We are at a defining moment, we are close to being 60 years...

Those who wage a ‘culture war’...

It should come as no real surprise that opponents of this bill have consistently distorted these facts

It should come as no real surprise that opponents of this...

Call it by its name – femicide
Renee Laiviera

Change is possible, but only after we recognise the problem and confront it

Change is possible, but only after we recognise the problem...

A roof on your head is a right, so is affordable housing | Justin Anastasi

The key to success is ensuring and enforcing value for money and fair pricing, waging war on abuse and re-investing proceeds from development into social...

The key to success is ensuring and enforcing value for...

Buildings collapse because of ‘structural’ – including ‘systemic’ – flaws

Yet beyond these reforms the government should also address the widespread perception that the authorities are in cahoots with the construction industry

Yet beyond these reforms the government should also address...

Paying more, because we are an island: the case for change on EU transport rules
Peter Agius

No EU member state, large or small, can sit back and hope that things turn out well. No one can speak for Malta better than the Maltese just as no one is more...

No EU member state, large or small, can sit back and hope...

Values change. So should parties | Pierre Muscat

The PN should stop playing the role of the priest. And we should beware the...

The PN should stop playing the role of the priest. And we...

An open letter to the Prime Minister
Isabel Stabile

Thank you Prime Minister for this small step forward that just shows how far behind we really are. However, you can expect us to continue our pro-choice work...

Thank you Prime Minister for this small step forward that...

A debate becomes a debacle
Michael Falzon

Before we rush into hurried decisions, I believe the process of passing the law should be temporarily stopped after the second reading is approved. Then...

Before we rush into hurried decisions, I believe the...

‘Bernard the Barbarian’
Raphael Vassallo

There is only one way we can possibly make sense, of every single aspect of Bernard Grech’s entire ‘barbaric’ speech in Parliament last...

There is only one way we can possibly make sense, of every...

Robert Abela’s first test
Saviour Balzan

Both leaders are positioning themselves for the next generation. Abela for a shaky but modern and progressive generation powered by young voters who are for...

Both leaders are positioning themselves for the next...

When it comes to amendments to abortion law, clarity is paramount
Josanne Cassar

iI is essential for it to be acceptable to the medical...

iI is essential for it to be acceptable to the medical...

Unfit for purpose

Andrea Prudente’s life was not yet on the line but in a cruel and sadistic way we allowed her to linger in the lobby of death. Prudente was the one...

Andrea Prudente’s life was not yet on the line but in...

Reclaiming the night: a march to end violence against women

Kristina Abela | We will be uniting to send a clear message: it is not ok that...

Kristina Abela | We will be uniting to send a clear...

How ‘far to the right’ does the PN have to go, before we start calling it a ‘far-right party’?
Raphael Vassallo

I just thought I’d ask, because… well, some of the things that Bernard Grech has been saying, over the past few weeks, have almost reminded me of...

I just thought I’d ask, because… well, some of...

Abortion amendment is a step in the right direction

It is impossible for the legislator to anticipate all the grey areas and...

It is impossible for the legislator to anticipate all the...

‘Housing the oppressor’ | Audrey Friggieri
Raphael Vassallo

The murder of Bernice Cassar has shocked and outraged the public; but as...

The murder of Bernice Cassar has shocked and outraged the...