The impact of the shrinking household on the environment | Rachael Scicluna
Rachael Scicluna | The phenomenon of one-person households and alternative living arrangements are now becoming urgent matters in policy terms due to their environmental...
It would take more than just a ‘new pronoun’ for Maltese to become gender-neutral
Raphael Vassallo
Everything, from tables, to chairs, to trees, to clouds, to body-parts, is effectively ‘genderless’ in the English language. In Maltese? Not so much
Much more than symbolism
Julia Farrugia Portelli

In the past, paying lip service often led to disappointment and frustration among those working in the disability sector as well as those persons with a...

In the past, paying lip service often led to disappointment...

Unbiased PBS, made in Brussels
Peter Agius

It is of no surprise to hear rumours in the Brussels ‘radio moquette’ that actors of the Maltese government are already looking for arguments to...

It is of no surprise to hear rumours in the Brussels...

Corruption has driven us into a brick wall

After all, past experience has already taught us that the existing institutions...

After all, past experience has already taught us that the...

Collective punishment for hunters? Inconceivable!
Raphael Vassallo

I mean, honestly: how much more 'absolutely, totally and in all other ways...

I mean, honestly: how much more 'absolutely, totally...

Abortion and choice: a personal view
Isabel Stabile

Each of us can hold a pro-choice position but be personally anti-abortion for themselves

Each of us can hold a pro-choice position but be personally...

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...

You cannot confront the climate crisis if your playbook...

The social phenomenon of ‘the Queue’
Josanne Cassar

What I found interesting about the Queue was that it had obviously become something more than just paying homage to a beloved Queen - it finally clicked...

What I found interesting about the Queue was that it...

Full up, fed up... of tourism?

It is open season for unabashed construction wealth and paying tourists, while a silent war is waged against the dispossessed who suffer the consequences of...

It is open season for unabashed construction wealth and...

Italy’s first woman PM?
Michael Falzon

A Meloni administration will try to force the migration issue and hence controversies with Malta are bound to increase, perhaps even more than has already...

A Meloni administration will try to force the migration...

Inflation hits indiscriminately, but hurts discriminately | Peter G Pace O’Shea

Overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and an effective peace process in Ukraine are the ideal solutions to harness inflation and its negative effects

Overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and an effective peace...

Explained: Putin ‘nuclear option’ speech ups ante but shows Russia’s weakness
The Conversation

Stefan Wolff: Putin is not winning on the ground in Ukraine. His latest desperate attempt to raise the stakes is the clearest signal of this yet –...

Stefan Wolff: Putin is not winning on the ground in...

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...