Abortion and choice: a personal view
Isabel Stabile
Each of us can hold a pro-choice position but be personally anti-abortion for themselves
Lip-service on climate is just a waste of time
Saviour Balzan
You cannot confront the climate crisis if your playbook back home is positivist economic growth, leaving wages unable to keep up with the country’s rising property...
Failing to enact the Equality Act leaves workers vulnerable to abuse | Claria Cutajar

Powerful entities with copious financial resources and extensive networks among the traditional elite used their influence to stop a legal reform that would...

Powerful entities with copious financial resources and...

‘Free beer all day… TOMORROW!’
Raphael Vassallo

After a summer dominated by complaints of Comino being overcrowded, flooded with deckchairs, and full of litter, minister Clayton Bartolo said...

After a summer dominated by complaints of Comino being...

Abortion and shifting sands

But the very fact that her health was put at risk because the law disallows abortion, laid bare the cruel situation women like Prudente are forced into

But the very fact that her health was put at risk because...

Air Malta is also ‘too big to fail’…
Raphael Vassallo

Oh well. At least, it doesn’t change that one part we all agree on....

Oh well. At least, it doesn’t change that one part we...

Rising above partisan interests and personal legacies | Marisa Xuereb

It is in the interest of a healthy and competitive economy that lobbying occurs...

It is in the interest of a healthy and competitive economy...

The Queen is dead... long live whoever is next
Michael Falzon

Only time will tell whether the British monarchy will continue slowly changing...

Only time will tell whether the British monarchy will...

Too easy to say: ‘Malta is full up’

Malta’s racism problem is spoken about less than its immigration problem

Malta’s racism problem is spoken about less than its...

Revisiting our rituals
Andrew Azzopardi

We are witnessing an increase in loneliness of more than 11% and another increase of 2.9% in the severely lonely since 2019

We are witnessing an increase in loneliness of more than...

The cannabis leap: perspectives from the field | Clyde Preston

Despite the legislative changes, issues identified by practitioners back in...

Despite the legislative changes, issues identified by...

‘I did NOT have political relations, with that responsibility…’
Raphael Vassallo

For let’s face it: I am hardly the first to point out a certain...

For let’s face it: I am hardly the first to point out...

Making poverty history

Malta must do everything to prevent the emergence of social ghettoes concentrated in deprived areas and social mobility should remain a prospect for all,...

Malta must do everything to prevent the emergence of social...

The honeymoon is over
Michael Falzon

Protests are many times justified and needed if our democracy is to survive but there is an unintended consequence of their actions: they indirectly add to the...

Protests are many times justified and needed if our...

‘Long Live The… Quing!’
Raphael Vassallo

Ah, but with our newly-coined, gender-neutral noun in place… Hey presto! All those linguistic dilemmas are just… GONE. ‘The Quing is...

Ah, but with our newly-coined, gender-neutral noun in...

The stark reality
Miriam Dalli

Our conscious price stability policy decision comes with a hefty cost to public coffers but the stark reality is that it would have been much more costly for...

Our conscious price stability policy decision comes with a...

The nightmares when dealing with supply chains in the health sector | Denise Borg Manche

All stakeholders can work together towards improving the processes and taking informed decisions to ultimately bring the medication to the patient at the right...

All stakeholders can work together towards improving the...

You don’t have to be a Royalist to be touched by the Queen’s death
Josanne Cassar

Maybe it’s a generational thing, but I find that there are far too many people who lack any respect and are desperately trying to be comedians on...

Maybe it’s a generational thing, but I find that...

Orgy and anarchy
Saviour Balzan

Elderly people, normal people not bemused with fireworks and animals are traumatised by the celebration of noise

Elderly people, normal people not bemused with fireworks...

Fixing a broken planning system

Democracy may be imperfect, but it remains the best system we have - and planning should not be an exception

Democracy may be imperfect, but it remains the best system...