A warped sense of sympathy: why do we feel sorry for the culprit?
Josanne Cassar
When a 23-year-old driver was charged with killing Antoine Degabriele in a hit-and-run, there was a decided shift from feeling sorry for the victim, to people feeling sorry for...
Ukraine: EU should have seen food and energy crises coming | Anna-Sophie Maass
The Conversation
Eight years on since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, Putin’s war against Ukraine reflects the failure of the coercive diplomacy of Europe and the...
Talk is cheap, donations easy: the real challenge is the mentality
Josanne Cassar

JobsPlus and DIER need to take a long, hard look at some of the comments on...

JobsPlus and DIER need to take a long, hard look at some of...

Making the oceans everybody’s concern | Karmenu Vella

It is through ocean literacy that we can grow to appreciate the magnitude of...

It is through ocean literacy that we can grow to appreciate...

After COVID: harnessing the digital transition
Alex Agius Saliba

New directives on teleworking, the Right to Disconnect and the impact of...

New directives on teleworking, the Right to Disconnect and...

Let he who is without greed, cast the first stone…
Raphael Vassallo

Can’t wait to see what Clyde Caruana will actually unveil, in that...

Can’t wait to see what Clyde Caruana will actually...

Politics at the mercy of hidden interests | Erica Schembri

In moving forward, the political parties should also realise that this is an...

In moving forward, the political parties should also...

If you can’t handle the heat…  don’t turn it up to maximum
Raphael Vassallo

Delia might avail of the opportunity to actually learn a couple of things...

Delia might avail of the opportunity to actually learn...

How the silly Maltese mouse twisted the tail of the American lion
Michael Falzon

Many believe Malta’s FATF grey-listing was provoked by money laundering...

Many believe Malta’s FATF grey-listing was provoked...

Giving band clubs the security they need | Alex Muscat

We are fortunate that the money will come from those who invest in Malta...

We are fortunate that the money will come from those who...

And here we are, talking about domestic violence. Again
Josanne Cassar

It cannot be stressed enough that too many people are rapidly losing grasp of...

It cannot be stressed enough that too many people are...

Journalists who turn themselves into the story
Saviour Balzan

The Maltese want authentic civic action that is not vitiated by partisan...

The Maltese want authentic civic action that is not...

Why is everyone so convinced there’ll be an early election, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

And as we all know from experience: elections are much more like a time for...

And as we all know from experience: elections are much more...

Combating tax crime is an overarching challenge | Andy Ellul

Reducing tax crimes requires educating the country to further understand that...

Reducing tax crimes requires educating the country to...

What if our Family Planning Advisory Service did not exist?
Isabel Stabile

The fact that women and girls reach out to us for this information because they...

The fact that women and girls reach out to us for this...

A weird PN proposal
Michael Falzon

The idea of ODZ permits needing parliamentary approval is beyond the comprehension by any sane person

The idea of ODZ permits needing parliamentary approval is...

Great: so now the EU is responsible for Daphne’s murder, too…
Raphael Vassallo

Last Wednesday Ursula von der Leyen evidently pissed off Robert Aquilina so...

Last Wednesday Ursula von der Leyen evidently pissed off...

Tax-free state
Saviour Balzan

For years now, we have set out new fiscal policies, not based on the wisdom of what is best for the country but what will sustain one’s appeal at the...

For years now, we have set out new fiscal policies, not...

Pricing themselves out of the market
Josanne Cassar

In too many places, we are paying more money for mediocre food and abysmal treatment

In too many places, we are paying more money for mediocre...

Open letter to Ian Borg on the Marsaskala marina | Marianne Theuma

The Marsaskala marina is not just about swimming, and having ice-cream! 

The Marsaskala marina is not just about swimming, and...