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 Hoffman did when he donned a skirt and wig for Tootsie, to comprehend just how off-putting it is when you...
For the sake of one future bride: being gay is not an on-and-off switch
Josanne Cassar
I hope X Factor’s ‘gay convert’ Matthew Grech's future bride realises what a mistake it is to believe sexual orientation can just be switched off by...
Pillaging the land for the Gozo tunnel
Josanne Cassar

Malta’s complete philistine indifference towards its natural habitat is an indictment on our society, which, I am sure, will come back to haunt us one day

Malta’s complete philistine indifference towards its...

The devil you know...
Raphael Vassallo

Manfred Weber is about as qualified to present the ‘perspective of the people’, as I am to talk about the social customs of the Wada Fakawi tribe...

Manfred Weber is about as qualified to present the...

US midterm results: six issues on the country’s uncertain future
The Conversation

Scott Lucas | The most important person in America will be Robert Mueller....

Scott Lucas | The most important person in America...

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...

Malta is the only country in the EU where abortion remains...

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...

Enough is enough
Josanne Cassar

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of authority throughout the country and a blatant disregard of law and order which is making the ordinary...

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of...

Let’s celebrate diversity | Reb Xiberras

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia...

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia,...

When ‘freedom of expression’ really was under siege
Raphael Vassallo

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international charter of human...

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international...

The rental hike is a result of our own success. We need a solution
Evarist Bartolo

We need a more sustainable model where the supply is increased yet it is within...

We need a more sustainable model where the supply is...

Delia’s PN is an anticipated reaction to Labour’s neoliberalism
Raisa Galea

Foreign nationals are portrayed in a troubling manner by Muscat himself, who...

Foreign nationals are portrayed in a troubling manner by...

Taking the bull by the horns
Michael Falzon

This country needs a strong Opposition. Those in the PN working underhand to weaken the position of the Opposition leader are doing a disservice to the Maltese

This country needs a strong Opposition. Those in the PN...

On IVF, leave ‘gods and nature’ out of the discussion
Raphael Vassallo

Remember, we are legislators. We are not gods. We cannot do things that are...

Remember, we are legislators. We are not gods. We cannot do...

A tunnel too far
Josanne Cassar

Does Gozo really need more tourism or more people buying and building property there? Or do we have our hearts set on ruining that island too, now that Malta...

Does Gozo really need more tourism or more people buying...

My kind of rule of law
Saviour Balzan

When it comes to making money, cash certainly has no political colour; there are hundreds of professionals in the financial and gaming sector, not to mention...

When it comes to making money, cash certainly has no...

The long and winding journey of IVF | Simone Attard

With the current law which now has been practised for six years we have seen...

With the current law which now has been practised for six...

Why punish the grandparents when a marriage goes wrong?
Josanne Cassar

At a time when Malta is grappling to cope with a new social reality of...

At a time when Malta is grappling to cope with a new social...

A convenient untruth
Raphael Vassallo

Every news item featuring allegations should be expected to also supply evidence – or at the very least, some form of substantiation

Every news item featuring allegations should be expected to...

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