A Trump-inspired crisis management framework | Kristina Buhagiar
Malta’s democracy is in a state of crisis; we do not have an opposition; we do not have a leader and we do not have any alternatives. What we have is a train wreck
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 of the way; the other seems to be have been pre-emptively gifted victory on a silver platter,...
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...

Rent reform revisited: caution with fairness is the only way forward
Michael Falzon

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this long-suffering...

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this...

With Opposition partners like that...
Raphael Vassallo

Why does Partit Demokratiku think that tabling a ‘no-confidence motion in Konrad Mizzi’ was such a good idea? And why did they...

Why does Partit Demokratiku think that...

If only everyone who acts unethically were sacked just as quickly
Josanne Cassar

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly? Then let’s...

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly?...

Fearne on the frontline
Saviour Balzan

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest of honour at the Christmas lunch hosted by Zaren Vassallo

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest...

Want to make a real impact? Clamp down on the culpable
Josanne Cassar

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of showing photos and...

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of...

Après Joseph, what?
Michael Falzon

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom boys only when Miriam Dalli’s candidature takes off. Watch out for her electoral performance...

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom...

Five have a wonderful time  (at Castille)...
Raphael Vassallo

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of what they used to be...

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of...

Why we decided to publish footage of the construction site tragedy
Kurt Sansone

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash it, and pretend it...

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash...

Shrimp cocktail at the General Council
Saviour Balzan

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that nobody owes the PN anything. Nor to any other party

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that...

All hail the consumer culture
Josanne Cassar

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the waste separation bins, again came all the melodrama. Yet on Friday people battled traffic and fought...

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the...

Brexit political declaration: what it means for the future UK-EU relationship
The Conversation

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document legally requires either the UK or the EU to do anything specific in the future. Things might happen, or...

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document...

Giving up is not an option
Josanne Cassar

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a democracy. Sitting back, giving up and letting it all slide, is simply not an option when one is part of...

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a...