If we live long enough, we’re all going to need taking care of
Josanne Cassar
As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that one day, that will be us and there will come a time when we will need to be taken care of as well. 
‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo
One small environmental problem from Budget 2022 is that the Labour government measures do not even begin to address the real issues that they were actually designed to...
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...

More than a spell checker
Evarist Bartolo

The major challenge that the Maltese language is facing is that of becoming irrelevant in the digital world

The major challenge that the Maltese language is facing is...

Making movies, on location...
Raphael Vassallo

Whilst Malta Film Commission and its commissioner Johann Grech have to constantly battle to get more funds allocated to the Malta Film Fund, the Arts Council...

Whilst Malta Film Commission and its commissioner Johann...

The Steward saga continues
Michael Falzon

With government apparently doing nothing about these serious failures in Steward’s obligations, why would they want to leave?

With government apparently doing nothing about these...

Anxiously anxious for fame
Josanne Cassar

There are those who believe that you have to face your worst fears in order to conquer them, while others maintain it just makes it worse for those who are...

There are those who believe that you have to face your...

Saying no to greed
Saviour Balzan

It was evident that the administration informed the PA members what to do, therefore it follows that Portelli's intentions were sanctioned by the government

It was evident that the administration informed the PA...

Is ISIS done for?
Matthew Bugeja

Its leader was killed in a US raid - but ISIS still has the ingredients to stage a comeback

Its leader was killed in a US raid - but ISIS still has the...

We have gone soft, so we need to recreate tough conditions
Josanne Cassar

Our descent into softness can be seen in simple things like stairs; most...

Our descent into softness can be seen in simple things like...

Security is no job for violent thugs
Raphael Vassallo

This latest incident is but further demonstration of just how perilous it is, for such a serious profession as ‘security’  to be run with...

This latest incident is but further demonstration of just...

The numbers speak for themselves
Evarist Bartolo

The numbers are simply overwhelming and they put an even greater responsibility on myself, my colleagues and the rest of government to make sure these huge...

The numbers are simply overwhelming and they put an even...

Did you say 'deal' on migration? ... or was it 'meal'?
Raphael Vassallo

Yet we still blame asylum seekers – and only asylum seekers – for a...

Yet we still blame asylum seekers – and only asylum...

Tackling hate speech
Michael Falzon

Apart from the needed police action, we should not forget the need for more education – a sine qua non for an effective integration policy

Apart from the needed police action, we should not forget...

Getting the priorities right
Saviour Balzan

The problems that need to be fixed by us will not be seen to by any other international organisation with the ability to impose targets, regulations and limits...

The problems that need to be fixed by us will not be seen...