Criminalising abortion creates ‘chilling effect’ on healthcare providers
Isabel Stabile
It is about safe medical practice, because abortion is healthcare. This issue demands empathy and solutions that are grounded in respect. Beliefs should not jeopardise patient care
Poor Alex? MEP’s chiding was entirely appropriate
Peter Agius
What could have been a feeble attempt with little attention and no follow-up, or a simple exchange of views, is now becoming a matter of high attention within the ranks of several...
We need to stop being such bad losers
Josanne Cassar

It should be obvious by now that every Eurovision representative goes there to win (not just us) and a contest based on televoting is always going to be very...

It should be obvious by now that every Eurovision...

Transformers
Saviour Balzan

Malta needs a vision that is not shackled by economic arguments based simply on growth or economic indicators such as GDP

Malta needs a vision that is not shackled by economic...

Tempering Eurovision expectations with realism

Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at trying too hard at...

Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at...

Addressing the needs of medicinal cannabis patients
Alex Agius Saliba

These patients who are suffering from discrimination and a lack of...

These patients who are suffering from discrimination and a...

Rock ‘n’ roll never dies (and nor does Malta’s Eurovision delusion)...
Raphael Vassallo

Honestly, though: how other times, in recent years, have we seen precisely the same sort of thought process in action… with precisely the same results?

Honestly, though: how other times, in recent years, have we...

Limited response to Belarus aggression

If the international community does not clearly demonstrate that violations of international law bear consequences, there can be no surprises when these rogue...

If the international community does not clearly demonstrate...

Abortion decriminalisation: the spectacular failure of our legislators
Lara Dimitrijevic

Ultimately, this is also an opportunity for our main political parties to show that they care about women in this country. The opportunity that, as things...

Ultimately, this is also an opportunity for our main...

Was it all a Netanyahu ruse?
Michael Falzon

Was the new conflict with the Palestinians ‘a made-up’ exacerbation of the disagreement between Hamas – who do not even recognise the right...

Was the new conflict with the Palestinians ‘a...

When in Europe, do as the Europeans do...
Raphael Vassallo

And once again, the same old question arises. Did our ‘indefatigable...

And once again, the same old question arises. Did our...

Why does a construction magnate sponsor a regatta club?
Saviour Balzan

To Portelli, devouring more of the Maltese and Gozitan footprint is an...

To Portelli, devouring more of the Maltese and Gozitan...

Re-opening of events industry: We have veered from one extreme to the other
Josanne Cassar

Surely a nation which is on its way to being fully vaccinated should be able to live a normal life which is not just limited to dining out?

Surely a nation which is on its way to being fully...

A gagging order yet again

As MaltaToday faces another contempt of court lawsuit, the Office of the Attorney General is trying to gag newspapers from publishing stories that...

As MaltaToday faces another contempt of court lawsuit,...

Jerusalem: the politics behind the latest explosion of violence | Carlo Aldrovandi
The Conversation

This latest episode cannot be attributed to a single cause. It should rather be connected to a broader landscape of destabilising factors whose cumulative...

This latest episode cannot be attributed to a single cause....

‘I never thought it would happen to me’
Liza Caruana-Finkel

Please take the time to read through the personal experiences on Break the...

Please take the time to read through the personal...

Wasn’t there supposed to be a ‘New Pact on Migration and Asylum’…?
Raphael Vassallo

There can be no ‘rebuilding of trust’ between Member States, on this issue; still less anything even remotely resembling ‘confidence’...

There can be no ‘rebuilding of trust’ between...

A disappointing response to the Palestinian tragedy

Instead of joining in the chorus of empty platitudes and appeals, Malta should...

Instead of joining in the chorus of empty platitudes and...

Protests by Palestinian citizens in Israel signal growing sense of a common struggle
The Conversation

What could result is a new type of Palestinian mobilization, one that belies the idea of a fragmented people and unites all Palestinian people in a joint...

What could result is a new type of Palestinian...

Whither Marlene Farrugia?
Michael Falzon

Is it just to introduce abortion by any other name? Another good reason I can think of, is to put the PN in a quandary... and the PN promptly swallowed the...

Is it just to introduce abortion by any other name? Another...