The right to insult
Michael Falzon
In the end, the issue, I suppose, is whether the writing under consideration instigates the reader to hate someone
[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Authorities must come down hard on people who disregard social distancing
Saviour Balzan
Despite social distancing measures aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19, many keep meeting with family and friends
When things do not work out
Saviour Balzan

We are now at a point where the return of COVID-19 is more dangerous than ever before

We are now at a point where the return of COVID-19 is more...

We don’t need machismo. We need maturity
Josanne Cassar

What politicians have to accept is that they are not in that role just to bask...

What politicians have to accept is that they are not in...

Conscientious objection would nullify the protection of the Equality Law

Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish Inquisition of old, take action against someone who espouses even publicly ideas that go against its ethos?

Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish...

Faith schools need not lose their ethos, but teachers must be employed on competence

Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop discrimination, not encourage it

Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop...

It’s just too easy to blame it all on immigrants...
Raphael Vassallo

Who, then, is to blame for the spectacular materialisation of this very...

Who, then, is to blame for the spectacular materialisation...

A Constitution for all
Ralph Cassar

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system, could have kickstarted a process of deep reform; instead it seems that they have chosen piecemeal...

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system,...

Enough is enough
Josanne Cassar

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of authority throughout the country and a blatant disregard of law and order which is making the ordinary...

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of...

Let’s celebrate diversity | Reb Xiberras

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia...

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia,...

When ‘freedom of expression’ really was under siege
Raphael Vassallo

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international charter of human...

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international...

The rental hike is a result of our own success. We need a solution
Evarist Bartolo

We need a more sustainable model where the supply is increased yet it is within...

We need a more sustainable model where the supply is...

Delia’s PN is an anticipated reaction to Labour’s neoliberalism
Raisa Galea

Foreign nationals are portrayed in a troubling manner by Muscat himself, who...

Foreign nationals are portrayed in a troubling manner by...

Taking the bull by the horns
Michael Falzon

This country needs a strong Opposition. Those in the PN working underhand to weaken the position of the Opposition leader are doing a disservice to the Maltese

This country needs a strong Opposition. Those in the PN...

On IVF, leave ‘gods and nature’ out of the discussion
Raphael Vassallo

Remember, we are legislators. We are not gods. We cannot do things that are...

Remember, we are legislators. We are not gods. We cannot do...

A tunnel too far
Josanne Cassar

Does Gozo really need more tourism or more people buying and building property there? Or do we have our hearts set on ruining that island too, now that Malta...

Does Gozo really need more tourism or more people buying...

My kind of rule of law
Saviour Balzan

When it comes to making money, cash certainly has no political colour; there are hundreds of professionals in the financial and gaming sector, not to mention...

When it comes to making money, cash certainly has no...

The long and winding journey of IVF | Simone Attard

With the current law which now has been practised for six years we have seen...

With the current law which now has been practised for six...

Why punish the grandparents when a marriage goes wrong?
Josanne Cassar

At a time when Malta is grappling to cope with a new social reality of...

At a time when Malta is grappling to cope with a new social...

A convenient untruth
Raphael Vassallo

Every news item featuring allegations should be expected to also supply evidence – or at the very least, some form of substantiation

Every news item featuring allegations should be expected to...