My, how hyper-sensitive we’ve all suddenly become…
Raphael Vassallo
We seem to be living in a country where ‘misogyny’ and ‘hate-speech’ are only ever considered crimes, when committed by people we...
The Neville Gafà affair
Michael Falzon
That was how Muscat played the double game – by exercising what was in effect a pushback before migrant boats entered Malta’s SAR area, and playing the innocent virgin...
Robert Abela’s moral compass
Michael Falzon

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort of short-term victory, but the long-term damage to Malta’s reputation will have to be borne...

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort...

The importance of setting just the right tone
Can we rethink the economy, post-COVID-19?
Science is about facts. But take away values from humans and we become monsters
Tonio Fenech

When the WHO promotes abortion as a means of population control, camouflaged in terms like reproductive rights, it does not change the science of what is...

When the WHO promotes abortion as a means of population...

How Europe uses COVID-19 to reinforce a hostile environment in the Mediterranean
The Conversation

Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO rescuers encouraged migrants to make the journey across the Mediterranean. But migrant departures...

Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO...

What if there’s no ‘normal’ to go back to?
Raphael Vassallo

People are unpredictable creatures at the best of times… and it is...

People are unpredictable creatures at the best of...

Robert Abela must act now
Saviour Balzan

There is an orgy of development today that is unacceptable and simply geared to make more people richer to the extent that their riches are simply unjustifiable

There is an orgy of development today that is unacceptable...

Why the Coronavirus matters... and why Pete Buttigieg is out – for now
Matthew Bugeja

Pete Buttigieg is out of the Democratic Primaries. Was it surprising? Yes and no

Pete Buttigieg is out of the Democratic Primaries. Was it...

Should former empires return removed relics (and do we get the sword back)?
Charles Xuereb

It is bad enough to find one’s iconic national treasures in global museums, but it is worse to have to pay huge sums of money to private concerns to...

It is bad enough to find one’s iconic national...

How can you control those who are out of control?
Josanne Cassar

That’s what happens when you give carte blanche to a mighty...

That’s what happens when you give carte...

And the construction machine keeps bulldozing on…
Raphael Vassallo

OK, so perhaps it was a little naïve of me to expect developers to...

OK, so perhaps it was a little naïve of me to expect...

Queues and empty shelves reveal our fear of an uncertain future
Raisa Galea

Deep down, everyone who was filling up trolleys with basic goods harboured no...

Deep down, everyone who was filling up trolleys with basic...

Homes cannot be our coffins. The tyranny of complacency ends today
Andrew Azzopardi

We must take on the dictatorship of the haves and demand that our little island...

We must take on the dictatorship of the haves and demand...

Grab the money and run
Michael Falzon

The management contract is certainly in trouble. Not so the people behind Vitals and their chief executive

The management contract is certainly in trouble. Not so the...

Not exactly N.I.M.B.Y.
Saviour Balzan

I don’t think that Delia really cares, he is not only delusional but he couldn’t give a hoot if his party disintegrates into nothingness and this...

I don’t think that Delia really cares, he is not only...

How prepared are we for an epidemic, really?
Josanne Cassar

When people are kept in the dark and everything is not explained clearly, it...

When people are kept in the dark and everything is not...

[WATCH] Why Abela has to stop the hospitals privatisation concession
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Why Tumuluri’s €5 million bonus is...

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Why Tumuluri’s...

Would you rather panic or rely on facts?
Josanne Cassar

Fomenting nationwide panic will not solve anything and never has. The rising levels of alarm and fear can only lead to making a possibly risky situation worse

Fomenting nationwide panic will not solve anything and...