[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Hunters are the privileged few
Saviour Balzan
Government has sent out a mixed message by allowing the spring hunting season to go ahead while telling everyone else to stay inside
It looks ugly for Europe. This crisis takes us into uncharted territory
Mark Camilleri
Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of doom, but he thinks the pandemic’s effect on political and social life could unleash impacts far bigger than the...
The real cost of political media ownership
Raphael Vassallo

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have to go; and...

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have...

The role of useful fools
Michael Falzon

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the authorities to publish the Attorney General’s actual minute rather than allowing yet another...

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the...

Standing our ground
Saviour Balzan

We must take stock of the situation and realise that we cannot sit by and simply take things at face value

We must take stock of the situation and realise that we...

Run for your lives! It’s a tourist!
Josanne Cassar

Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of winter, the re-opening of the airport was inevitable and we were going to have to take the plunge at...

Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of...

It’s as though Covid-19 never happened at all...
Raphael Vassallo

This, too, is why I don’t think the Covid-19 issue, in all its...

This, too, is why I don’t think the Covid-19 issue,...

Teleworking is helping us be more effective. Let’s keep it up
Miriam Dalli

This is a perfect opportunity of us to put our heads together and think of what...

This is a perfect opportunity of us to put our heads...

The more women speak up, the less likely they will be dismissed
Josanne Cassar

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped takes the crucial step...

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped...

Even professionals won’t talk about abortion
Tia Reljic

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese patients ever seek...

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese...

Nice ‘abortion debate’ we’re all having, huh?
Raphael Vassallo

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a survivor of Malta’s...

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a...

Pope Francis won’t support women priests – Here’s what he could do
The Conversation

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the priesthood, it is within reason that he could lead in ordaining women to become deacons, as this...

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the...

The lazy and difficult student
Evarist Bartolo

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and where a common baseline of reality is not there, Stephen Hawking exemplified reason, modesty and...

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and...

It’s ‘Doctor’ Evil, thank you very much...
Raphael Vassallo

If this article comes to a sudden halt in mid-sentence, just assume I’ve...

If this article comes to a sudden halt in mid-sentence,...

The petrol importation monopoly
Michael Falzon

Governments have come and governments have gone and Malta became an EU member state but the situation has hardly changed, save for the hiving off of...

Governments have come and governments have gone and Malta...

It's called our mother tongue for a reason
Josanne Cassar

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese born and bred who...

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese...

Teaching children how to connect again
Josanne Cassar

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence in children from a young age, I fear we will end up in a world which is like something out of...

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence...

Muscat’s agenda is to undermine our Christian values | Edwin Vassallo

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF, same sex marriage or the latest act on domestic violence, Muscat has always characterised his actions...

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF,...

Face it, Maltese media: we screwed up
Raphael Vassallo

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story so totally wrong is only a natural progression from the way the Maltese media has approached its...

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story...

Moving forward
Evarist Bartolo

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but let’s not forget that Western Europe has been free from conflict for the past 73 years, mainly...

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but...