The end of a turbulent chapter
Michael Falzon
Renouncing Muscat after an electoral victory that could not have happened without those votes is the biggest challenge Abela will face. But it’s the only way to open...
The ‘baddest’ billboard in decades
Raphael Vassallo
Make no mistake: we old fogeys know a good old-fashioned recession, when we see one. And, tell you the truth: I ain’t actually seeing any sign of one, right now
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...

Marlene and Godfrey
Saviour Balzan

With Godfrey losing the health ministry in an ensuing Cabinet reshuffle, Marlene’s ire could not be contained

With Godfrey losing the health ministry in an ensuing...

Watch out for that tree
Josanne Cassar

But the trees, man those trees, they are the real trouble makers. They are dangerous, unpredictable creatures, and just keep jumping out at vehicles without...

But the trees, man those trees, they are the real trouble...

There is no such thing as a ‘temporary’ deal on migration
Raphael Vassallo

The bottom line is that - without any agreement on a permanent reform of that...

The bottom line is that - without any agreement on a...

A new year, a new page
Evarist Bartolo

It is our duty, as parents, educators and policy-makers to continue working towards the betterment of the educational experience and provide more...

It is our duty, as parents, educators and policy-makers to...

Protecting the European way of life
Michael Falzon

This job is no intangible airy fairy responsibility: the post includes responsibility for policy areas such as migration, security, employment and education

This job is no intangible airy fairy responsibility: the...

‘Mistake’ or otherwise, Malta voted for a debate on cannabis legislation
Raphael Vassallo

More than two years have now elapsed since that promise and still not a whisper about any corresponding change to Malta’s drug laws. I don’t know...

More than two years have now elapsed since that promise and...

The wrong fight on good governance
Saviour Balzan

If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it would have been the PN headquarters, where a motley crowd consisting mainly of MPs and staff...

If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it...

Life on the high seas | Clint Camilleri

The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or up to twenty-five miles from shore, the AFM can and does intervene effectively but beyond that,...

The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or...

You can tell summer is almost over when...
Josanne Cassar

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for many it signals no...

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for...

‘Equality’ is one thing Malta never got from the EU
Raphael Vassallo

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...