Individual action won’t achieve 1.5ºC warming – social change is needed, as history shows
The Conversation
“What can we do about climate change” is a tangible taboo we politely talk around; not despite, but precisely because, of the reminders of scale of the problem we...
We need to talk about boundaries, consent and respect
Josanne Cassar
Taking advantage of someone who is completely drunk or stoned is not consent. And if, as a man you see that the woman looks terrified of you, I think that it is a pretty clear...
More harm than good

By threatening Malta’s banking system in its totality, Giegold has betrayed the fact that his interest does not lie in genuine reforms but rather,...

By threatening Malta’s banking system in its...

Why should we be driven out of our homes and our country?
Josanne Cassar

What are the Maltese who are against the direction Malta has taken supposed to...

What are the Maltese who are against the direction Malta...

Giegold takes on HSBC. Drat and double drat
Raphael Vassallo

Small wonder the entire PN line-up is scrambling so desperately to...

Small wonder the entire PN line-up is scrambling so...

All together now
Evarist Bartolo

Our job as educators is to feed on that and help them grow through that curiosity

Our job as educators is to feed on that and help them grow...

No Adrian Delia, you don’t attract Vote 16 by legalising ‘drugs’
Julia Farrugia Portelli

 Adrian Delia should appreciate that the notion that only younger people smoke marijuana is a prehistoric understanding of the problem

 Adrian Delia should appreciate that the notion that...

Behind the Brexit vote, Labour remains dangerously divided
The Conversation

Eurosceptics may comprise a small part of the Labour Party, but events have...

Eurosceptics may comprise a small part of the Labour Party,...

‘You can’t renegotiate EU membership’. Oh wait, maybe you can...
Raphael Vassallo

Having been given a glimpse as to Joseph Muscat’s actual vision for the future of Europe, I am no longer that certain he meets the necessary...

Having been given a glimpse as to Joseph Muscat’s...

Europe’s SPV: Challenging the dominance of the dollar
Michael Falzon

Finally, the dominance of the US in the international money exchange system is...

Finally, the dominance of the US in the international money...

Token condemnations, Pontius Pilate and the db permit
Saviour Balzan

'The government cannot have the cake and eat it. It cannot ask its...

'The government cannot have the cake and eat it. It...

Why resentment against 'the foreigner' is completely misplaced
Josanne Cassar

'We simply cannot keep assuming the worst of everyone just because they are...

'We simply cannot keep assuming the worst of everyone...

The road to highrise…
Opening up the conversation on domestic violence and femicide

'When a woman is murdered in this country, the silence, the sense...

'When a woman is murdered in this country, the silence,...

Let’s avoid the antagonism of 2017, and play a fair game
Michael Briguglio

Malta’s last general election was characterised by a dark cloud of...

Malta’s last general election was characterised by a...

No wonder property developers are always smiling
Josanne Cassar

This Bacchanalia of greed and frenzied building does not bode well. Just as has...

This Bacchanalia of greed and frenzied building does not...

Unhappy about construction? Try complaining on Facebook, it works wonders...
Raphael Vassallo

'What ever happened to, let’s say, ‘exerting political pressure to bring out meaningful change’? It happens in other places, you...

'What ever happened to, let’s say,...

Nipping it in the bud

Scicluna’s decision to invite Bugre to the band club and confront the matter was also a message to Malta’s political leaders

Scicluna’s decision to invite Bugre to the band club...

No, Prime Minister, owning the only house we live in does not make us any richer
Ralph Cassar

The only people getting richer are property speculators, who build, own and trade hundreds upon hundreds of properties, from tiny flats to maisonettes, to so...

The only people getting richer are property speculators,...

Malta’s size sets the limit
Michael Falzon

I know that this is a tall order that would not earn any brownie points for the current administration. But unless we start thinking in earnest on these lines,...

I know that this is a tall order that would not earn any...