Lassana masterpiece: gnashing of teeth betrays the frailty of Maltese identity
Matthew Vella
As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots whose small world has been brought into frame by the audacity of the Lassana portrait,...
‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo
Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would answer that question, if I were able to put words in Mr Ambjent’s mouth
Washing-machines for nothing (and your fridge for free…)
Raphael Vassallo

It is one thing, I suppose, to enter politics out of a vocation ‘to serve...

It is one thing, I suppose, to enter politics out of a...

An obscene comment that shows a complete absence of charity | Christopher Vella

A word of gratitude goes to the Archbishop and other priests who spoke out against obnoxious comments... you have taken up the moral responsibility to speak...

A word of gratitude goes to the Archbishop and other...

In Malta, forgiveness for rape is abundant but justice for women is scarce
Alessandra Baldacchino

Alessandra Baldacchino | Whatever the background, facets and nuances to a rape case: it is a crime with a victim and a perpetrator

Alessandra Baldacchino | Whatever the background, facets...

So now it’s official: you can ‘break quarantine’… but only to vote
Raphael Vassallo

I don’t know. Call me a pessimist as much as you like… but maybe those ‘Kaiser Chiefs’ were actually on to something, with that 2005...

I don’t know. Call me a pessimist as much as you...

Living in interesting times
Michael Falzon

In the current situation there are too many people who do not like either of the two parties in their current state and the turnout of this year’s...

In the current situation there are too many people who do...

Learning self-defence is a good idea: eradicating misogyny would be even better
Josanne Cassar

The facts and statistics when it comes to women being murdered by men are undeniable

The facts and statistics when it comes to women being...

All I want for Christmas is...  no more spin
Josanne Cassar

At one point, self-preservation will kick in and more people who have...

At one point, self-preservation will kick in and more...

What’s next in the Egrant and Macbridge mystery?
Saviour Balzan

The perception seems to be that the police are treating Schembri with kid...

The perception seems to be that the police are treating...

How Labour failed to connect with the British working class
The Conversation

Eric Shaw • Deluding others is wrong; deluding yourself is fatal....

Eric Shaw • Deluding others is wrong; deluding...

First we want foreign workers, then we deport their children
Josanne Cassar

Don’t lure TCNs here with false promises, allowing them to build a new...

Don’t lure TCNs here with false promises, allowing...

‘Tis the season to be abnormal…
Raphael Vassallo

Over the years, we have all simply accepted a whole variety of political realities that would be considered bizarre – if not downright unacceptable...

Over the years, we have all simply accepted a whole variety...

Labour at a crossroads
Evarist Bartolo

In these difficult times we must strive for reason against passion and hatred; for patriotism rather than partisanship, and above all work together for the...

In these difficult times we must strive for reason against...

Will Labour come clean? It surely cannot have it both ways
Michael Falzon

So long as Muscat clings to his position as Prime Minister, the cleaning up...

So long as Muscat clings to his position as Prime Minister,...

That social media bubble again...
Raphael Vassallo

What interests me more right now are the precise mechanics of how a minority seems to have somehow convinced itself that it had turned the tables on the...

What interests me more right now are the precise mechanics...

And then he came tumbling down
Saviour Balzan

Not all the media treated Labour and the Muscats unfairly; more importantly, Michelle Muscat’s real concern should have been the overly close fraternal...

Not all the media treated Labour and the Muscats unfairly;...

Is NATO still relevant? Only if it comes into the 21st century
Matthew Bugeja

NATO is still relevant, but only if it redefines itself for 21st century...

NATO is still relevant, but only if it redefines itself for...

Perceptions, urban myths and public sympathy
Josanne Cassar

In the weird chaotic atmosphere we have been experiencing, passions are running...

In the weird chaotic atmosphere we have been experiencing,...

Easier to throw eggs than to run a country
Raphael Vassallo

Makes you wonder what these people really want, at the end of the day. So far,...

Makes you wonder what these people really want, at the end...