And here we are, talking about domestic violence. Again
Josanne Cassar
It cannot be stressed enough that too many people are rapidly losing grasp of what is real versus the picture-perfect image they desperately yearn to convey to those who...
Journalists who turn themselves into the story
Saviour Balzan
The Maltese want authentic civic action that is not vitiated by partisan allegiances. If Delia thinks he is that knight in shining armour, he certainly got the message told to him...
The concrete siege of Gozo | Maresca Demanuele

Preserving what makes Gozo unique is the best investment in the island’s...

Preserving what makes Gozo unique is the best investment in...

A legacy of hate
Michael Falzon

Will Roberta Metsola’s success in European politics be the spark that starts the road to politicians ditching fanaticism and hate and replacing them with...

Will Roberta Metsola’s success in European politics...

‘Water, water everywhere…’ and not a drop was saved
Raphael Vassallo

… and when we evidently can’t even handle the sheer amount of...

… and when we evidently can’t even handle the...

Getting things done? More like getting us drowned
Josanne Cassar

Despite the millions spent and the snappy hashtag about #gettingthingsdone,...

Despite the millions spent and the snappy hashtag about...

A reform that needs all stakeholders on board
Saviour Balzan

The press is facing a threat of extinction because of a lack of revenues, and...

The press is facing a threat of extinction because of a...

Our experience: fertility struggles are emotionally taxing and we must talk about them
Mark Camilleri Gambin

There seems to be an unspoken consensus that such matters ought be kept secret. Yet we believe that the benefits from not suffering in silence outweigh these...

There seems to be an unspoken consensus that such matters...

[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...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | New Prime Minister must return country to a state of normality
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan looks ahead at the changes the new Prime Minister must carry out when he takes office in January

Saviour Balzan looks ahead at the changes the new Prime...

Joseph Muscat and Keith Schembri: a symbiotic relationship
Michael Falzon

Was Joseph Muscat just a screen for Keith Schembri to the extent that decisions...

Was Joseph Muscat just a screen for Keith Schembri to the...

Pop goes the weasel…
Raphael Vassallo

How unfair the English language really is, at the end of the day. For if there’s one thing you certainly cannot ever accuse a weasel of doing…...

How unfair the English language really is, at the end of...

Is it justified anger or Schadenfreude?
Josanne Cassar

There is no question that Muscat not only let down those who voted for him, but also those who gave him a chance even though it went against their usual...

There is no question that Muscat not only let down those...