The return of the Brussels abortion scare
Kurt Sansone
In a re-run of history, the main actors have traded places as the PN dangles the EU abortion scare in its election campaign
The rise of Nazism is not a ‘protest vote’
Raphael Vassallo
The days when Malta was largely homogenous – all Christian, all white, all moulded by the same educational system, all exposed to the same media influences, all...
What are the PN’s prospects for the future? The sad reply is zilch
Michael Falzon

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and selfish. They just saw...

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and...

The messenger with forged documents resigns
Saviour Balzan

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN before 2017 to make...

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN...

‘I’ll defend my party to the end’ (even if I suffer as a result)
Josanne Cassar

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with our vote. Why should we have any qualms about withdrawing our support once we feel we have...

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: On people power and Adrian Delia
Saviour Balzan

From ordinary people protesting against the construction spree to the internal...

From ordinary people protesting against the construction...

‘The threat is too great’
Raphael Vassallo

Does a young woman really have to be executed or dismembered, before we understand that this is not something a functional democracy can afford to ignore?

Does a young woman really have to be executed or...

Once in a while the citizen wins
Josanne Cassar

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people forget stupid partisan politics as they did in this case, and work together for a common cause, they...

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people...

Pope Francis won’t support women priests – Here’s what he could do
The Conversation

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the priesthood, it is within reason that he could lead in ordaining women to become deacons, as this...

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the...

The lazy and difficult student
Evarist Bartolo

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and where a common baseline of reality is not there, Stephen Hawking exemplified reason, modesty and...

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and...

It’s ‘Doctor’ Evil, thank you very much...
Raphael Vassallo

If this article comes to a sudden halt in mid-sentence, just assume I’ve...

If this article comes to a sudden halt in mid-sentence,...

The petrol importation monopoly
Michael Falzon

Governments have come and governments have gone and Malta became an EU member state but the situation has hardly changed, save for the hiving off of...

Governments have come and governments have gone and Malta...

It's called our mother tongue for a reason
Josanne Cassar

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese born and bred who...

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese...

Teaching children how to connect again
Josanne Cassar

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence in children from a young age, I fear we will end up in a world which is like something out of...

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence...

Muscat’s agenda is to undermine our Christian values | Edwin Vassallo

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF, same sex marriage or the latest act on domestic violence, Muscat has always characterised his actions...

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF,...

Face it, Maltese media: we screwed up
Raphael Vassallo

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story so totally wrong is only a natural progression from the way the Maltese media has approached its...

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story...

Moving forward
Evarist Bartolo

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but let’s not forget that Western Europe has been free from conflict for the past 73 years, mainly...

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but...

The Joseph Muscat party
Frank Psaila

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that their party continues to lead in the polls; wishing that tomorrow never comes – or oblivious...

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that...

Wasting time on burning waste
Michael Falzon

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem to have decided that it exists to give voters a government job for doing next to nothing

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem...

The politics of crack wrestling
Raphael Vassallo

You cannot call someone a ‘gbejna’ one minute, then become that someone’s ally and accomplice the next.... and all along expect nobody to...

You cannot call someone a ‘gbejna’ one minute,...