Marcus Rashford, Black Lives Matter and a British premier who is out of his league
The Conversation
Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian divides and distinct national allegiances, English football culture has traditionally tended to shy away from overtly...
Public sculpture expert: why I welcome decision to throw Colston statue in river
The Conversation
​Claudine van Hensbergen • I hope Bristol Council fishes it out the water and sticks it in a museum so we don’t forget what has happened. Pretending he...
Careful what you pray for...
Raphael Vassallo

Who, then, even needs God Almighty to be pissed off? Quite frankly, it is a shocking scandal that should really enrage us all

Who, then, even needs God Almighty to be pissed off? Quite...

Charity comes home where providence lives | Jesmond Saliba

All those involved in the effective running of the Dar tal-Providenza give...

All those involved in the effective running of the Dar...

A Trump-inspired crisis management framework | Kristina Buhagiar

Malta’s democracy is in a state of crisis; we do not have an opposition;...

Malta’s democracy is in a state of crisis; we do not...

Has anyone ever had an easier ride than Bernard Grech?
Raphael Vassallo

There is, however, a striking difference. One candidate had to fight every step...

There is, however, a striking difference. One candidate had...

The egg to omelette conundrum
Michael Falzon

Yet, neither Grech nor anyone from his campaign team has publicly reassured the public that the publication of these accounts will eventually be made. A public...

Yet, neither Grech nor anyone from his campaign team has...

The silent killer we can’t even talk about...
Raphael Vassallo

No matter how well-intentioned... a printed report on suicide harden the...

No matter how well-intentioned... a printed report on...

‘Disagree with me?  You must be on the take…’
Raphael Vassallo

To paraphrase Steve Mallia's argument: Manuel Delia (who,...

To paraphrase Steve Mallia's argument: Manuel...

No such thing as an innocent bystander on sexual abuse
Evarist Bartolo

 In situations where sexual abuse on minors takes place, there are no...

 In situations where sexual abuse on minors takes...

An immigration-based economy?
Michael Falzon

For the first time we have an emerging tangible difference between Joseph Muscat and Adrian Delia on economic policy...

For the first time we have an emerging tangible difference...

‘The Daphne Project’ has some explaining to do
Raphael Vassallo

Like all other examples of European media and political dilettantism associated...

Like all other examples of European media and political...

History repeating itself
Saviour Balzan

'It is not necessary for a whistleblower to be a contender for the Pope John Paul II Peace Prize. Ultimately, what matters is whether what they say under...

'It is not necessary for a whistleblower to be a...

From gender to politics, we must start finding the common ground
Josanne Cassar

Men need to put themselves into the shoes of a woman, kind of like Dustin...

Men need to put themselves into the shoes of a woman, kind...

For the sake of one future bride: being gay is not an on-and-off switch
Josanne Cassar

I hope X Factor’s ‘gay convert’ Matthew Grech's future bride realises what a mistake it is to believe sexual orientation can just be...

I hope X Factor’s ‘gay convert’ Matthew...

Reports in closed drawers are no solution
Evarist Bartolo

There was (and to a large extent there is still) a crude definition of...

There was (and to a large extent there is still) a crude...

Regulating the rental market
Michael Falzon

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it lacks any indication of what penalties are involved when landlords or tenants ignore the rules, like,...

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it...

A poll about murder... maybe they’re onto something
Raphael Vassallo

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government, while 22.2% –...

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government,...

Politicians behaving badly
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer cares about expecting high standards from its elected representatives

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer...

The recklessness of the chatty and unprofessional foreign press
Saviour Balzan

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to dig deeper should be...

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to...