Ashamed to be Maltese; proud to support Bulgaria
Raphael Vassallo
All the ‘shame’ and ‘embarrassment’ people like Bernard Grech and Roberta Metsola claim to feel about their own nationality evaporates in a puff of smoke,...
Is he a wrongly accused man, or a pathological liar?
Josanne Cassar
Was his downfall due to his very success and egomania which made him think he was untouchable, or was it (like some still insist), the fact that he chose to entrust his closest...
Emergency contraception: our women’s needs are paramount | Rosianne Cutajar

Rosianne Cutajar • I have little patience for prejudice and the peddling of pointless fear in this country. There is nothing shameful about sex, and...

Rosianne Cutajar • I have little patience for...

Silence is violence | Erica Schembri

This year more women have lost their jobs, becoming financially dependent on their partner, and restrictive measures have locked many women in with their...

This year more women have lost their jobs, becoming...

Politics and the pandemic
Michael Falzon

How to tackle this problem is also a political issue – and the Opposition has the duty and every right to criticize any political decision made by the...

How to tackle this problem is also a political issue...

‘Speed’ isn’t everything, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

If we are going to dispense with the need for evidence, as a prerequisite for a...

If we are going to dispense with the need for evidence, as...

Inside the Bermuda Triangle of Corradino
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the recriminations, there is a bubble waiting to burst inside Corradino Correction Facility

Beyond the recriminations, there is a bubble waiting...

Stop blaming children for the behaviour of sexual predators
Josanne Cassar

When it comes to young children who have been exposed to sex, we must also be...

When it comes to young children who have been exposed to...

After six years, is the Muscat administration facing ‘second term blues’?
Michael Falzon

Joseph Muscat’s hold on public perception is not eternal and it will slowly but surely be eroded

Joseph Muscat’s hold on public perception is not...

Can MPs fight back against Boris Johnson’s prorogation? Here are the options
The Conversation

Asif Hameed • MPs have options but they are running out of time

Asif Hameed • MPs have options but they are running...

Dear government: each of your actions has consequences
Josanne Cassar

Trying to shirk the inevitability of the consequences or run away from...

Trying to shirk the inevitability of the consequences or...

The benefits of speaking different languages | Phyllisienne Vassallo Gauci

A language is an important communication tool and speaking different languages allows us to be overall better communicators with the ability to understand and...

A language is an important communication tool and speaking...

Malta vs Cyprus: Comparisons are odious, but inevitable
Josanne Cassar

Seaside tourist resorts that are a classic example of how Malta could be... if...

Seaside tourist resorts that are a classic example of how...

Trains, trams and automobiles
Raphael Vassallo

It’s not just our public transport options that have dwindled to almost nothing in the past 100 years. We seem to have also lost all sense of ingenuity...

It’s not just our public transport options that have...

Watching the world burn | Timothy Alden

As citizens, we cannot go on expecting others to save the world for us. We must pressure our government and our MEPs and other opinion leaders to use their...

As citizens, we cannot go on expecting others to save the...

People dying in the sea is no plan
Evarist Bartolo

Immigration is a complex issue. Simplifying it would be insulting to the challenge we have ahead of us

Immigration is a complex issue. Simplifying it would be...

Trump's bid for Greenland
Michael Falzon

From a historical perspective, Trump’s attempt is certainly no joke, but today territories are no longer objects to be sold and bought by their...

From a historical perspective, Trump’s attempt is...

‘Whoever doesn’t want God in their life, needs to...’
Raphael Vassallo

No wonder Catholicism has always been so popular here. Must be fantastic to be...

No wonder Catholicism has always been so popular here. Must...

The retirement dilemma: Do we have to work or want to work?
Josanne Cassar

Those who gladly retire and even throw a party to celebrate this new time in...

Those who gladly retire and even throw a party to celebrate...

The ‘yield curve’: an accurate predictor of recession flashing warning signs
The Conversation

Julius Probst • Stay tuned for further central bank action – we need it to prevent another recession

Julius Probst • Stay tuned for further central...