What’s whores for Cardona is cocaine for Casa…
Raphael Vassallo
The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same way in both scenarios: just like Cardona before him, Casa is now expected to ‘prove’ his...
Successful inclusivity is different from inclusivity
Evarist Bartolo
In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a mainstream classroom we ought to celebrate that because of some inclusion principle
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...

It's called our mother tongue for a reason
Josanne Cassar

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese born and bred who...

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese...

Teaching children how to connect again
Josanne Cassar

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence in children from a young age, I fear we will end up in a world which is like something out of...

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence...

Muscat’s agenda is to undermine our Christian values | Edwin Vassallo

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF, same sex marriage or the latest act on domestic violence, Muscat has always characterised his actions...

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF,...

Face it, Maltese media: we screwed up
Raphael Vassallo

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story so totally wrong is only a natural progression from the way the Maltese media has approached its...

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story...

Moving forward
Evarist Bartolo

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but let’s not forget that Western Europe has been free from conflict for the past 73 years, mainly...

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but...

The Joseph Muscat party
Frank Psaila

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that their party continues to lead in the polls; wishing that tomorrow never comes – or oblivious...

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that...

Wasting time on burning waste
Michael Falzon

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem to have decided that it exists to give voters a government job for doing next to nothing

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem...

The politics of crack wrestling
Raphael Vassallo

You cannot call someone a ‘gbejna’ one minute, then become that someone’s ally and accomplice the next.... and all along expect nobody to...

You cannot call someone a ‘gbejna’ one minute,...

Who will speak up for the poor now?
Josanne Cassar

He was indefatigable on the issues which count: the harsh rental market which is seeing people resort to living in garages, and foreign workers who are being...

He was indefatigable on the issues which count: the harsh...

On reputation and the death of a gentle friend
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on the the death of veteran poverty campaigner Charles Miceli...

Saviour Balzan on the the death of veteran poverty...

Comedian Tiffany Haddish is a shining example of single-minded determination
Josanne Cassar

I admire Tiffany Haddish for persevering rather than giving up. In an age where too many people expect free handouts, she is someone who fought with a...

I admire Tiffany Haddish for persevering rather than giving...

How many referendums does it take, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

Sorry, folks, but it just doesn’t work that way: not in Italy, not in the...

Sorry, folks, but it just doesn’t work that way: not...

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