If politicians won’t discuss policy issues… why do they even exist?
Raphael Vassallo
There is, after all, no point in choosing between different parties or candidates, if they’re all equally hellbent on keeping everything exactly as it is
[WATCH] The great abortion row of 2019
Saviour Balzan
Saviour Balzan on the abortion debate debacle inside Alternattiva Demokratika, and the recent Cabinet meeting at Salini
Nobody likes a cheater
Josanne Cassar

There will always be those who have more money than they know what to do with while others struggle to pay their bills - but this scandal has further lifted...

There will always be those who have more money than they...

Happy St Patrick’s Day… in St Julian’s!
Raphael Vassallo

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited belfries would be...

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited...

Progressives have to stop rolling their eyes at voters
Evarist Bartolo

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in politics: the voters are...

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in...

Russia’s meddling strategy in Europe
Michael Falzon

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron Banks, is being criminally investigated about Leave.EU’s funding sources as foreign...

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron...

And we call animals ‘wild’…
Raphael Vassallo

If you want to pay for the privilege of watching a psychologically traumatized Siberian tiger, pacing miserably about in a confined, mostly-concrete...

If you want to pay for the privilege of watching a...

Don’t be impolite and ask about sources
Saviour Balzan

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia, and his implication...

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia,...

Crime, poverty, recidivism and restorative justice | Joseph Borg

Studies in family research confirm that crime tends to be concentrated in...

Studies in family research confirm that crime tends to be...

Our relationship with politics: it’s complicated
Josanne Cassar

There may be many who are happy to be led by the nose, but the number of those...

There may be many who are happy to be led by the nose, but...

Good question. Now try and answer it
Raphael Vassallo

In any case: it seems we are left with quite a few possible answers to the question posed by civil society NGOs this week. Strange, though, that no one else is...

In any case: it seems we are left with quite a few possible...

Jobs are not an issue, but salaries are
Frank Psaila

Needed: new economic sectors, which pay well

Needed: new economic sectors, which pay well

Giving them a fighting chance
Evarist Bartolo

The NSO statistics show that one in 20 children are still living in a state of severe material deprivation. 16% of those questioned say they would not be able...

The NSO statistics show that one in 20 children are still...

What was that, my Lord?
Michael Falzon

Rather than drawing a new line and taking a lead in European affairs after they joined the bloc, the British stuck to their nostalgic dream of reliving the past

Rather than drawing a new line and taking a lead in...

Shocked, are we? Too bad...
Raphael Vassallo

The same people who demand ‘justice’ are perfectly content to cling to almost any hypothesis simply because it conforms to their own suspicions

The same people who demand ‘justice’ are...

The narrative played out
Saviour Balzan

Had the events that unfolded two years ago had led to the necessary resignations, today we would be discussing the matter in a very different manner

Had the events that unfolded two years ago had led to the...

On the same side, when they want to
Josanne Cassar

In what is probably one of the few times there has been such amazing consensus, all our MPs unanimously changed the law allowing the Commissioner of Police to...

In what is probably one of the few times there has been...

Six months is not that long to wait for justice
Raphael Vassallo

While the mills of our own justice system grind exceedingly slow... and not...

While the mills of our own justice system grind exceedingly...

The latest trend: I’ll get you fired
Josanne Cassar

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go after the person and their livelihood just because what they are saying does not fit in with what we...

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go...

Sunday Mass attendance: crunching the numbers | Michael Pace Ross

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and sorrows, in their...

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and...