The real issue is fair competition… not ‘unfair propaganda’
Raphael Vassallo
This is not a matter of constitutional rights... it is the Competition And Consumer Affairs Authority where the case on political party ownership of television...
Beyond GDP to quality of life
Julia Farrugia Portelli
Despite the pandemic and its challenges, the start of year 2021 is seeing thousands of pensioners benefitting from an increased pension
When do parental rights and responsibilities begin and end? | Isabel Stabile

Whether you drown in a river trying to save your child or you die during pregnancy, you are still dead

Whether you drown in a river trying to save your child or...

One district, to end all districts...
Raphael Vassallo

Just as they disagreed with Robert Abela, when he ignored district pressures, and acted on his own political calculations; and just as they disagreed with...

Just as they disagreed with Robert Abela, when he ignored...

Labour’s metamorphosis
Michael Falzon

Despite Bernard Grech’s improvement in the polls, unless the PN can plot out a strategy to counter Abela’s incredible ongoing Labour metamorphosis,...

Despite Bernard Grech’s improvement in the polls,...

The world can allow itself to start hoping again
Josanne Cassar

People are tired of listening to lies, stupidity and ignorance being put on...

People are tired of listening to lies, stupidity and...

Managing a fiasco
Saviour Balzan

The Nationalist Party cannot revive itself if it is to build its next programme on ageing and tested men and women who cannot make way for new blood, or even...

The Nationalist Party cannot revive itself if it is to...

The real issue is fair competition… not ‘unfair propaganda’
Raphael Vassallo

This is not a matter of constitutional rights... it is the Competition And...

This is not a matter of constitutional rights... it is...

The sound of flatulence...
Raphael Vassallo

The surprise victory of Joe Mangion seems to have fired a much-needed rocket up the artistic establishment’s backside… maybe a deliberate,...

The surprise victory of Joe Mangion seems to have fired a...

Going ‘beyond GDP’ | Daniel Darmanin, Maria Giulia Pace, Glenn Fenech

This is an opportune moment to make a choice on whether we want to go back to our old ways, or take this as a golden opportunity to build a better and more...

This is an opportune moment to make a choice on whether we...

Emergency contraception: our women’s needs are paramount | Rosianne Cutajar

Rosianne Cutajar • I have little patience for prejudice and the peddling of pointless fear in this country. There is nothing shameful about sex, and...

Rosianne Cutajar • I have little patience for...

Silence is violence | Erica Schembri

This year more women have lost their jobs, becoming financially dependent on their partner, and restrictive measures have locked many women in with their...

This year more women have lost their jobs, becoming...

Politics and the pandemic
Michael Falzon

How to tackle this problem is also a political issue – and the Opposition has the duty and every right to criticize any political decision made by the...

How to tackle this problem is also a political issue...

‘Speed’ isn’t everything, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

If we are going to dispense with the need for evidence, as a prerequisite for a...

If we are going to dispense with the need for evidence, as...

Inside the Bermuda Triangle of Corradino
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the recriminations, there is a bubble waiting to burst inside Corradino Correction Facility

Beyond the recriminations, there is a bubble waiting...

Stop blaming children for the behaviour of sexual predators
Josanne Cassar

When it comes to young children who have been exposed to sex, we must also be...

When it comes to young children who have been exposed to...

Coronavirus: compliance with controls will fall over the winter holidays
The Conversation

Sheheryar Banuri • In the upcoming holidays we face a different problem: the effects our behaviour has on one another – or what we call social norms

Sheheryar Banuri • In the upcoming holidays we face a...

If cannabis is ‘bad for your health’... what’s prison?
Raphael Vassallo

I can safely say 100% certainty that the prison experience must have caused...

I can safely say 100% certainty that the prison experience...

A frank view from Malta on migration | Evarist Bartolo
Evarist Bartolo

We do not have the carrying capacity to take in more irregular migrants and...

We do not have the carrying capacity to take in more...

CAP reform: enemy of the European Green Deal
Ralph Cassar

The new CAP favours huge agro-industrial interests, and so continues to...

The new CAP favours huge agro-industrial interests, and so...