Conscientious objection would nullify the protection of the Equality Law
Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish Inquisition of old, take action against someone who espouses even publicly ideas that go against its ethos?
Faith schools need not lose their ethos, but teachers must be employed on competence
Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop discrimination, not encourage it
When is a health emergency not a health emergency?
Raphael Vassallo

Today, on the other hand, we are facing a situation that (on paper, at any...

Today, on the other hand, we are facing a situation that...

Public pressure to do the right thing is what will save our summer
Josanne Cassar

If we are very lucky we just might be able to contain this new outbreak which...

If we are very lucky we just might be able to contain this...

Risking on COVID-19 could be economically lethal

Just as a total lockdown could not have been the answer to Malta’s health...

Just as a total lockdown could not have been the answer to...

Leave the patients out of it
Saviour Balzan

Paul Pace should leave the patients out of it. Punishing them in the name of justified industrial action, would be simply criminal

Paul Pace should leave the patients out of it. Punishing...

Why Adrian Delia can still win, in spite of everything
Raphael Vassallo

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a party leader – either...

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a party...

‘Open for business’: but at what cost to public health?

It is manifestly unfair that, while people are expected to maintain social...

It is manifestly unfair that, while people are expected to...

Petulant and fraudulent behaviour won’t help PN build bridges it burnt | Edwin Vassallo

Vainglorious, petulant and fraudulent behaviour will not help PN build the bridges it has burnt with so many. Now is the time for PN to disentangle itself from...

Vainglorious, petulant and fraudulent behaviour will not...

An ever-closer union
Michael Falzon

Why the EU budget agreement has broken a major taboo on the EU creating collective debt and built a possible architecture for handling future crises

Why the EU budget agreement has broken a major taboo...

All this speculation is getting us nowhere
Raphael Vassallo

Maybe, in a nutshell, there are just too many people out there, who are...

Maybe, in a nutshell, there are just too many people out...

What will Bernard Grech bring to the table?
Saviour Balzan

Lawyer Bernard Grech emerged as a possible contender for the leadership of the...

Lawyer Bernard Grech emerged as a possible contender for...

Hope the three-day pool party was worth it
Josanne Cassar

It has taken just this one cluster to shake us out of our summer stupor and...

It has taken just this one cluster to shake us out of our...

The nuts and bolts of Malta’s rule of law problem

We need to give ample room to bring forth Malta’s urgent problem on...

We need to give ample room to bring forth Malta’s...

‘Do the math’, he said...
Raphael Vassallo

For all their claims to superior intellect, the ‘people with brains’ now seem hellbent on unpicking the one asset that has always stood their own...

For all their claims to superior intellect, the...

No business-as-usual please | Ralph Cassar

We have to move to a new normal. Our economic and social model and the way we...

We have to move to a new normal. Our economic and social...

My cause is an effective democracy. I am one of its rebels | Ivan Bartolo

My loyalty sits with all well-meaning citizens that acknowledge the wrongdoings of our government and aspire to live in a normal effective democracy for the...

My loyalty sits with all well-meaning citizens that...

This is a time to uphold freedom of expression, not curtail it

It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here, but also the...

It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here,...

A truly democratic civil society is our only hope | Kurt Borg

Our politicians have made a joke of institutions, procedures, décor,...

Our politicians have made a joke of institutions,...

A Pyrrhic victory on the cards
Michael Falzon

Malta is suffering a serious democratic deficit because of the irresponsible behaviour of a few self-serving and short-sighted politician

Malta is suffering a serious democratic deficit because of...