Rent reform, at last
Michael Falzon
The proposed law will avoid the situation where tenants are continually worried that their rent would be increased astronomically and capriciously. At the same time, it does...
Facebook killed the political star
Raphael Vassallo
If a Facebook post somehow chimes in with the viewer’s own private opinion or bias… it becomes an instant, incontrovertible ‘fact’
Egg-pelting tells us more about men than women
Raphael Vassallo

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do whatever you like,...

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do...

An examination of our conscience is badly needed
Josanne Cassar

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of formal education but...

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of...

Maltese music should be getting more airplay
Saviour Balzan

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over our lives,...

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over...

What does our reaction to egg-pelting stag party video say about us?
Josanne Cassar

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of the person paying,...

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of...

Malta must retain the ability to appreciate the beauty it has
Evarist Bartolo

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to make sure we retain...

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to...

Caught between the Devil and Dublin 2…
Raphael Vassallo

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at sea caught between the Devil and the deep blue sea… because a bunch of supposedly...

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at...

Playing the underdog card
Frank Psaila

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour government dealt it a heavy blow

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour...

We’re still in time to save Manoel Island
Raphael Vassallo

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to a cultural heritage...

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to...

Trust in the Police needs  to be rebuilt
Josanne Cassar

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact that there is no one out there who can help them: whether it is rambunctious teenagers making a...

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact...

Efimova tweets: Your mother/wife/daughter should be blown up first
Saviour Balzan

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in my immediate family...

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in...

Donald Trump backs out of Iran nuclear deal: now what?
The Conversation

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to build a nuclear...

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to...

Enough is enough
Josanne Cassar

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of authority throughout the country and a blatant disregard of law and order which is making the ordinary...

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of...

Let’s celebrate diversity | Reb Xiberras

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia...

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia,...

When ‘freedom of expression’ really was under siege
Raphael Vassallo

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international charter of human...

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international...

The rental hike is a result of our own success. We need a solution
Evarist Bartolo

We need a more sustainable model where the supply is increased yet it is within...

We need a more sustainable model where the supply is...

Delia’s PN is an anticipated reaction to Labour’s neoliberalism
Raisa Galea

Foreign nationals are portrayed in a troubling manner by Muscat himself, who...

Foreign nationals are portrayed in a troubling manner by...

Taking the bull by the horns
Michael Falzon

This country needs a strong Opposition. Those in the PN working underhand to weaken the position of the Opposition leader are doing a disservice to the Maltese

This country needs a strong Opposition. Those in the PN...

On IVF, leave ‘gods and nature’ out of the discussion
Raphael Vassallo

Remember, we are legislators. We are not gods. We cannot do things that are...

Remember, we are legislators. We are not gods. We cannot do...