Everything we know about drug addiction is wrong
Cyrus Engerer
The only manner of tackling addiction as based on best practice, research and human rights, is through harm reduction policies | Cyrus Engerer
‘Save us, Bernard! You’re our only hope…!’
Raphael Vassallo
I suppose Bernard Grech could always resort to a Jedi ‘mind-trick’, and convince the FATF, with a wave of his hand, that: ‘it’s Ok for the Maltese...
Are algorithms going to choose our party leaders, too?
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s just hope those algorithms do a slightly better job of selecting...

Let’s just hope those algorithms do a slightly better...

Everything we know about drug addiction is wrong
Cyrus Engerer

The only manner of tackling addiction as based on best practice, research and...

The only manner of tackling addiction as based on best...

‘Save us, Bernard! You’re our only hope…!’
Raphael Vassallo

I suppose Bernard Grech could always resort to a Jedi ‘mind-trick’,...

I suppose Bernard Grech could always resort to a Jedi...

The tourism mess
Michael Falzon

In practical terms, this means that the members of Abela’s Cabinet have the leeway to push contradictory policies

In practical terms, this means that the members of...

Staff shortages in the time of corona
Josanne Cassar

For economic growth to flourish it also has to be sustainable in terms of human resources, and right now that does not seem to be the case

For economic growth to flourish it also has to be...

Vaccinated? Then it is time to lift the lid
Saviour Balzan

If Malta has surpassed the herd immunity benchmark, and imposed obligatory...

If Malta has surpassed the herd immunity benchmark, and...

No sex please, we’re Mintoffjani…
Raphael Vassallo

What is more important: that Mintoff’s own (unabridged) version of events is recorded for posterity… or that it remains at the level of mere...

What is more important: that Mintoff’s own...

Why it is vital to decriminalise abortion: the case of Malta
The Conversation

Claire Pierson, Liza Caruana-Finkel | Criminalising abortion of course...

Claire Pierson, Liza Caruana-Finkel | Criminalising...

State jobs galore
Michael Falzon

Meanwhile, Labour keeps fooling everybody by pretending that there is nothing wrong with the increase in unnecessary jobs with the state

Meanwhile, Labour keeps fooling everybody by pretending...

Worried about going to prison? Get a job in the construction sector...
Raphael Vassallo

Nowadays, the same sort of contradiction is painfully visible almost everywhere you look: for instance, whenever the Planning Authority comes down like a tonne...

Nowadays, the same sort of contradiction is painfully...

Private party? Relax, just tell them it’s a football celebration…
Josanne Cassar

I will bet my bottom dollar that the restrictive measures for people to hold...

I will bet my bottom dollar that the restrictive measures...

MPs, magistrates, and common mortals: not all are equal
Saviour Balzan

A new government must bring legitimacy and clarity, and do away – to a...

A new government must bring legitimacy and clarity, and do...

Satire and the normalisation of gender and cultural stereotypes | Angele Deguara

Hiding behind satire to spew a barrage of sexist and racist ‘jokes’ while accusing a non-Maltese, non-white character of sexism is not on,...

Hiding behind satire to spew a barrage of sexist and racist...

All hail the new colonialism…
Raphael Vassallo

If Repubblika’s proposal were to actually be acted upon… it would only illustrate the sheer extent to which the scars of our Colonial experience...

If Repubblika’s proposal were to actually be acted...

Abortion: a mandate to deceive | Charlene Giordmaina

Irrespective of whether the majority of the electorate bases its vote on that...

Irrespective of whether the majority of the electorate...

Abortion is a human right, MEPs say | Isabel Stabile, Christopher Barbara
Isabel Stabile

The European Parliament has unequivocally stated that abortion is a right, a fundamental human right, putting paid the ridiculous assertions of...

The European Parliament has unequivocally stated that...

Ah, but life isn’t fair, Robert. It’ what we all learnt at school...
Raphael Vassallo

To reduce it all, once again, to ‘headmaster-speak’… what we’ve just been told is: 'No more excuses; no more fancy talk; you know...

To reduce it all, once again, to...

The sky has turned grey
Michael Falzon

The promised new beginning never was and the list of people in the Muscat administration who should have been brought to justice but were not, is not small

The promised new beginning never was and the list of people...