Does it all go away with just a sorry?
Saviour Balzan
Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly commendable, but does it erase any of that anger for the Church’s actions in the 1960s?
History didn’t end with the fall of the Berlin Wall – but only now is the new battleground clear
The Conversation
Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, we can see a new battleground for alternative visions of the future being laid. 1989 should be seen as the point when...
Grants for animal adoptions: Doling out cheques is only a stop-gap measure
Josanne Cassar

Money can solve certain problems it’s true, but when one is not addressing the root cause, then it is merely a temporary stop-gap measure

Money can solve certain problems it’s true, but when...

Labour’s only Opposition  comes from… Labour
Raphael Vassallo

Civil society is powerless to bring about change without access to the...

Civil society is powerless to bring about change without...

The Archbishop’s gambit
Michael Falzon

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no doubt that Archbishop Scicluna is one of a kind – the right kind, of course

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no...

Why I think the Archbishop’s gesture matters...
Raphael Vassallo

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are intrinsically evil; even...

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are...

Charity marred by uncharitable behaviour
Josanne Cassar

We are reading more and more about people who do not have much; who are living hand to mouth, just about making ends meet between their rent/mortgage, daily...

We are reading more and more about people who do not have...

Does it all go away with just a sorry?
Saviour Balzan

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly commendable, but does it erase any of that anger for the Church’s actions in the 1960s?

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly...

Tracing the rise of the abuse of power
Josanne Cassar

I am always amazed at how much humiliation people are willing to put up with in order to be near the seat of power

I am always amazed at how much humiliation people are...

How did we all become so terrified of democracy, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular votes, taken in...

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: Credibility matters, in journalism and politics
Saviour Balzan

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should be the mark of any newspaper title, not simply subservience to the establishment and commercial...

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should...

We have to fight for  our Maltese language
Evarist Bartolo

Learning the local language means that you're adapting to the local...

Learning the local language means that you're adapting...

The Gozo tunnel vanity project
Ralph Cassar

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have failed to provide fast ferry services to the commercial centres of Malta is rich

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have...

St Luke’s still in a shambles and Karen Grech wards shabbier than ever
Michael Falzon

St Luke’s is still in a shambles and at Karen Grech, they spruced up the reception area but let almost all the wards become even shabbier than they ever...

St Luke’s is still in a shambles and at Karen Grech,...

Who extended ODZ first?
Raphael Vassallo

if you analyse Labour’s entire approach to planning since 2013, you will find that it was all along geared up towards only one goal, blurring the...

if you analyse Labour’s entire approach to planning...

A turning point for those who demand change
Saviour Balzan

We need the idealism of youth. We need people who are able to say...

We need the idealism of youth. We need people who...

Ian Borg’s sounds of silence
Josanne Cassar

'If this is working in silence, I would like to know what blowing your own trumpet looks like'

'If this is working in silence, I would like to...

Anarchy in the UK: Brexit on the brink
Matthew Bugeja

Boris Johnson is determined to push the UK out of the EU at any cost. But he will have to face the electorate first

Boris Johnson is determined to push the UK out of the EU at...

The symbolism of throwing books away
Josanne Cassar

The symbolism of those books dumped so unfeelingly in that truck was like a dagger to the heart because it was yet another example of discarding what is...

The symbolism of those books dumped so unfeelingly in that...

It’s that slime of year again, folks…
Raphael Vassallo

Sea-slime, we are now told, is no longer “a result of the feed used by...

Sea-slime, we are now told, is no longer “a result of...