Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo
Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two largely indistinguishable...
Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics
Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a wider strategy to bring...
Heavy-handed police reaction has boosted environmental cause
Josanne Cassar

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint. Instead what we got was...

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint....

Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two...

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished...

Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics

Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a...

Renée Laiviera | One of the main...

Sweden election: yes, the far right made gains, but we're not falling apart
The Conversation

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics will probably remain defined by its two strongest features: modular and pragmatic.

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics...

It’s not about gender or race. It’s about bad sportsmanship
Josanne Cassar

Naomi Osaka showed dignity and maturity under the unbelievable pressure of...

Naomi Osaka showed dignity and maturity under the...

Maghtab and beyond
Michael Briguglio

Should government want to combat scepticism on its waste management policies, it should be more forthcoming in the provision of information and it should...

Should government want to combat scepticism on its waste...

‘Good will’ is owed to workers, too

New regulations contain aspects that are, in fact, already stipulated elsewhere in Malta’s labour laws – though not necessarily in such detail, and...

New regulations contain aspects that are, in fact, already...

Because it’s the right thing to do
Evarist Bartolo

We do live in a country where sometimes the anything-goes mentality supersedes the common good. We’ve seen terrible driving, shoddy building and...

We do live in a country where sometimes the anything-goes...

Justified complaints vs constant moaning
Josanne Cassar

Between moaning about really silly things and criticizing any solutions, it seems we are quite happy to put up with the status quo as long as we can spend...

Between moaning about really silly things and criticizing...

Snobbery is wrong. But the real issue is inequality
James Debono

Class is invoked with gusto when denouncing snobbery, but remains taboo when it...

Class is invoked with gusto when denouncing snobbery, but...

Another Egrant in the making
Raphael Vassallo

Faced with a seemingly impregnable wall of ‘facts’ buttressing the argument, it is hard to really blame anyone for swallowing it hook, line and...

Faced with a seemingly impregnable wall of...

The social exclusion of children
Michael Briguglio

Commendable activities such as children’s parliament should be mainstreamed and children should be consulted more on what they would like to see at...

Commendable activities such as children’s parliament...

Genoa bridge collapse: maintaining these structures is a constant battle against traffic and decay
The Conversation

Marios Chryssanthopoulos • In the shadow of this terrible loss of life, it is worth remembering that bridge inspection and maintenance may be annoying for...

Marios Chryssanthopoulos • In the shadow of this...

The culture of hate
Michael Falzon

Their pointless stances and absurd allegations are the fruit of the culture of hate and are only serving to push more people into Muscat’s fold –...

Their pointless stances and absurd allegations are the...

The curious incident of the cat in the daytime...
Raphael Vassallo

‘Instant judgments’ keep coming thick and fast… no matter...

‘Instant judgments’ keep coming thick and...

It’s becoming harder and harder to keep the faith
Josanne Cassar

If priests and bishops feel they should be free to comment on social, current,...

If priests and bishops feel they should be free to comment...

Perhaps, a referendum on nature and ‘development’…
Saviour Balzan

Perhaps one can join this campaign with another moratorium on planned...

Perhaps one can join this campaign with another moratorium...

Iran squeezed by US sanctions
Matthew Bugeja

Iran backed into a corner, but it may withstand pressure from Trump

Iran backed into a corner, but it may withstand pressure...

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