Reproductive rights are human rights – where does Malta stand? | Nathalie Psaila
In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it consistently discriminates against women as sexual beings from very early on in their lives
A new political party? Mamma Mia!
Raphael Vassallo
According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’ is… wait for it… “too short to be abbreviated” (and, as George Clooney so often reminded us in...
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...

Zero-sum politics got us here, in our bare-minimum democracy
Ralph Cassar

At the end of the day a system based on two is the bare minimum in a democracy....

At the end of the day a system based on two is the bare...

Joseph Muscat and his landslide of moral bankruptcy
Karl Schembri

Muscat leaves a legacy of colossal moral bankruptcy that we won’t get out...

Muscat leaves a legacy of colossal moral bankruptcy that we...

Let the truth come out and let the chips fall as they may
Josanne Cassar

Muscat’s only option was to step down… it’s the best course...

Muscat’s only option was to step down…...

We did not vote you in for this. You have no mandate
Saviour Balzan

I could never have imagined that we had a monster at the heart of a government...

I could never have imagined that we had a monster at the...

There is more than ‘closure’ at stake here
Raphael Vassallo

Besides: I would also like to think that, if Daphne’s murder served also...

Besides: I would also like to think that, if Daphne’s...

A tangled web
Michael Falzon

As Sir Walter Scott put it in one of his works, one lie leads to more – just as a spider weaves a web

As Sir Walter Scott put it in one of his works, one lie...

Saying it as it is: Muscat had to put Schembri under investigation
Saviour Balzan

The chief-of-staff Keith Schembri deceived his political colleagues and so many...

The chief-of-staff Keith Schembri deceived his political...

We are in a state of abnormality. Muscat must go
Matthew Vella / James Debono / Kurt Sansone

Muscat can no longer command the moral authority a prime minister requires to...

Muscat can no longer command the moral authority a prime...

This is not about red or blue. It’s about Malta’s future
Josanne Cassar

And that reality is simple: after what happened on Tuesday, we cannot go on as...

And that reality is simple: after what happened on Tuesday,...

Let it all come down…
Raphael Vassallo

Muscat’s prolonged tenure as prime minister is not only untenable; but also stands in the way of the full truth coming out. By his own earlier promise to...

Muscat’s prolonged tenure as prime minister is not...

The ties between politics and business have to be tackled head-on
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: The unprecedented events of the week has...

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: The unprecedented events...

Now more than ever, we need a police media briefing unit
Raphael Vassallo

Simply put, prime ministers should play no part in any criminal investigation,...

Simply put, prime ministers should play no part in any...