Malta’s medical doctors: No to total ban on abortion
By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary to the long-held general perception that most doctors in Malta support the current legislation, this study provides...
‘Politics pollutes policing’
Raphael Vassallo
Let’s face it: a state cannot be defined as ‘normal’ if it allows politics to impede the police from investigating serious crimes. But at least, we do now have a...
Is the Caruana Galizia public inquiry really working?
Saviour Balzan

The public inquiry seems to be a show of naïveté about what has...

The public inquiry seems to be a show of...

Public sentiment does not grow in a vacuum
Josanne Cassar

The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, which...

The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne...

What's €35 to you?
Josanne Cassar

The inequity of household incomes has been brought very much into the forefront with this cheque, proving once again how everything in life is relative

The inequity of household incomes has been brought very...

Malta’s medical doctors: No to total ban on abortion

By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary to the long-held...

By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary...

‘Politics pollutes policing’
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: a state cannot be defined as ‘normal’ if it allows politics to impede the police from investigating serious crimes. But at...

Let’s face it: a state cannot be defined as...

Tear down the wall...
Raphael Vassallo

Ultimately, Robert Abela can only restore confidence in the system by coming to grips, once and for all, with all its underlying cracks and fissures… in...

Ultimately, Robert Abela can only restore confidence in the...

Adieu Muscat, now for some more fun
Saviour Balzan

We need to calibrate this society, bring things down to earth a little bit. Bring forward some normality, bring communities together, help build a pluralistic...

We need to calibrate this society, bring things down to...

Muscat’s stadium-filler farewell concert left voters thirsting for more. Abela won easily
Matthew Vella

The Grinch who stole Christmas and the Labour leadership...

The Grinch who stole Christmas and the Labour leadership...

The problem is not ‘the media’, it’s your behaviour in office
Josanne Cassar

'It is none of your business,' he told journalists when questioned...

'It is none of your business,' he told...

How about reforming the planning sector while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

If granted, this permit will only serve as the starter pistol for the same old...

If granted, this permit will only serve as the starter...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Malta will not be a normal country with a new Labour leader
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Malta will still not be a normal country when it wakes up to a new prime minister on Monday

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Malta will still not be a...

The future is uncertain...  but it won’t be ‘united’
Raphael Vassallo

Still, the question remains. Will this last-ditch attempt at populism be enough...

Still, the question remains. Will this last-ditch attempt...

Welcoming the prodigal son
Michael Falzon

The lesson of the parable of the prodigal son is one lesson the PN should grasp and understand properly if it is to rise again from the doldrums it finds...

The lesson of the parable of the prodigal son is one lesson...

What not to say (or write)
Josanne Cassar

If we are going to ‘punish’ people for their activism or political involvement then we are in a sorrier state than ever

If we are going to ‘punish’ people for their...

Returning to the past
Saviour Balzan

Control is the anathema to modern-day politics and transparency, and it’s a wrong message to send

Control is the anathema to modern-day politics and...

Qasem Soleimani air strike: why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy
The Conversation

This latest operation further undermines international and US domestic norms against assassination is certain to set more dangerous international precedents...

This latest operation further undermines international and...

Foreign adventures in Libya and Iran
Matthew Bugeja

Turkey wants to put boots on the ground in Tripoli, and the US has killed Iran’s most important military commander. 2020 is off to a hell of a start.

Turkey wants to put boots on the ground in Tripoli, and the...

Giving (electric) power to the people
Josanne Cassar

All we want is to have power when we flick on a switch. On hearing about the thousands all this is costing Enemalta, they better not try to make us pay for it...

All we want is to have power when we flick on a switch. On...