US midterm results: six issues on the country’s uncertain future
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The abortion (non)-debate
Michael Falzon
Malta is the only country in the EU where abortion remains illegal, and is still a taboo subject for many. At the same time, hundreds of women leave Malta each year to have an...
Affordable housing? We will just cram them in like sardines
Josanne Cassar

It would be very interesting to know how much living space Sandro Chetcuti...

It would be very interesting to know how much living space...

There is more than one way to skin a cat…
Raphael Vassallo

Muscat is as perfectly wrong to retain Mizzi and Schembri, as he is...

Muscat is as perfectly wrong to retain Mizzi and...

Can you imagine if Malta had mid-term elections?
Josanne Cassar

The results of Tuesday’s vote made me lapse into a wistful daydream. Can...

The results of Tuesday’s vote made me lapse into a...

‘Sorry, but support for your party leader is no longer available…’
Raphael Vassallo

Short of cloning Eddie Fenech Adami himself… there is simply no one in that party, or outside it, who can possibly bridge the gulf that has now opened...

Short of cloning Eddie Fenech Adami himself… there...

Doing and not just knowing, and why it matters
Evarist Bartolo

Vocational education is also an integral part of a national policy to ...

Vocational education is also an integral part of a national...

Planet of the robotic citizen apes
Raphael Vassallo

If we’re already creating robots that are highly intelligent, and experienced in the assembly and manufacture of complex mechanical devices…...

If we’re already creating robots that are highly...

The ‘sub judice’ mess
Michael Falzon

The truth is that, irrespective of the way this case was handled and resolved, such issues are tantamount to a clash between freedom of the press and the rule...

The truth is that, irrespective of the way this case was...

Adrian must go, a new leader is needed
Saviour Balzan

Claudio Grech may be a conservative, but he has the serenity of a modern leader, the composure of a statesman and the respectability of someone who can...

Claudio Grech may be a conservative, but he has the...

Creating a culture change is only as difficult as we want it to be
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that it is always this concept of getting something for free...

It seems to me that it is always this concept of getting...

Pembroke: Not for sale
Michael Briguglio

I have written to the European Commission and Malta’s State Aid Monitoring Board and the Competition and Consumers’ Affairs...

I have written to the European Commission and...

US midterms: Trump could still eye 2020 victory
Matthew Bugeja

While he may lose control of the House, Trump still has a path to victory in...

While he may lose control of the House, Trump still has a...

No, marital problems are not in the public’s interest
Josanne Cassar

Because many genuinely do not feel it is any of their business, the public has...

Because many genuinely do not feel it is any of their...

‘Disagree with me?  You must be on the take…’
Raphael Vassallo

To paraphrase Steve Mallia's argument: Manuel Delia (who,...

To paraphrase Steve Mallia's argument: Manuel...

No such thing as an innocent bystander on sexual abuse
Evarist Bartolo

 In situations where sexual abuse on minors takes place, there are no...

 In situations where sexual abuse on minors takes...

An immigration-based economy?
Michael Falzon

For the first time we have an emerging tangible difference between Joseph Muscat and Adrian Delia on economic policy...

For the first time we have an emerging tangible difference...

‘The Daphne Project’ has some explaining to do
Raphael Vassallo

Like all other examples of European media and political dilettantism associated...

Like all other examples of European media and political...

History repeating itself
Saviour Balzan

'It is not necessary for a whistleblower to be a contender for the Pope John Paul II Peace Prize. Ultimately, what matters is whether what they say under...

'It is not necessary for a whistleblower to be a...

From gender to politics, we must start finding the common ground
Josanne Cassar

Men need to put themselves into the shoes of a woman, kind of like Dustin...

Men need to put themselves into the shoes of a woman, kind...

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