Equality for all: we’ll overcome the language of hate | Rosianne Cutajar
It is high time that we move towards a nationwide debate on the nature of our public sphere itself — on how we speak to each other across different persuasions, on the...
There can only be one immigration policy: Robert Abela’s
Raphael Vassallo
Speaking only for myself… that is not something on which there should be any ‘national consensus’
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...

Let our reporting be our yardstick
Matthew Vella / Kurt Sansone

It is all down to our particular pedigree: we are not partisan journalists, we enjoy being the heretical, critical voice in a sea of yes-people, and we root...

It is all down to our particular pedigree: we are not...

Living what we preach
Saviour Balzan

When we gather to protest against roads such as the proposed Central Link project we should ask ourselves how much we are actually prepared to give up

When we gather to protest against roads such as the...

Why go to all this trouble to sabotage a peaceful protest?
Josanne Cassar

When you go to such lengths to try and diminish a protest, it means you are not...

When you go to such lengths to try and diminish a protest,...

It IS about politics; it always is
Josanne Cassar

In the world of social networks and the tangled web of Facebook friends and acquaintances, it is not always easy making your way through the minefield of which...

In the world of social networks and the tangled web of...

Time for parties to rein in their thugs
Raphael Vassallo

Does the PN (or Labour, for that matter) need to surround itself with strongarm tough-guys, in today’s political climate?

Does the PN (or Labour, for that matter) need to surround...

Andrea Camilleri: Much more than Montalbano
Evarist Bartolo

I would like to pay my respects by repeating what author Simonetta Agnello...

I would like to pay my respects by repeating what author...

The DB deceit: will the Planning Authority be an accomplice?
Arnold Cassola

The cheek of the DB Group knows no boundaries. Of course, they feel that they...

The cheek of the DB Group knows no boundaries. Of course,...

Cutting down trees to widen roads is not just wrong. It is evil
Raphael Vassallo

And our government’s policy holds that the economy takes precedence over...

And our government’s policy holds that the economy...

Suddenly, we are half a million!
Michael Falzon

The question now is whether Malta intends to press the brake at some point, or better still, whether our territory should be loaded with a bigger population...

The question now is whether Malta intends to press the...

Them foreign hordes
Saviour Balzan

The Maltese remain a pragmatic society which understands its livelihood, and quality of life is intrinsically dependent on the thousands of foreign workers

The Maltese remain a pragmatic society which understands...

That’s some legacy you’re leaving behind, Ian
Josanne Cassar

You are not allowed to contradict [Ian Borg] on the Central Link Project, which...

You are not allowed to contradict [Ian Borg] on the Central...

Checking Malta’s powerful Prime Minister through constitutional reforms
Michael Briguglio

As a neutral political figurehead, President George Vella may be best placed to rely on the report of the Venice Commission to lead the reform process to a...

As a neutral political figurehead, President George Vella...