‘Freedom of expression’ also means the freedom to talk out of your ass
Raphael Vassallo
The only reason people complain so freely about ‘freedom of expression’ in Malta, is that the Maltese state guarantees them the full liberty to do so
[WATCH] The return of Franco Debono, and the fate of Adrian Delia
Saviour Balzan
Saviour Balzan: Franco Debono has returned, but why? And what to make of Adrian Delia’s chances, as surveys point towards the inevitable?
[WATCH] Why we need an inquiry into the Maltese tuna industry
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on the suspension of fisheries director Andreina Fenech Farrugia

Saviour Balzan on the suspension of fisheries director...

The difference between working to live and living to work
Josanne Cassar

The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers is itself a...

The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers...

‘Tienes que pagarme… oh, oh-oh-oh-oh…’
Raphael Vassallo

Even without any incriminating transcripts, it has been patently obvious for...

Even without any incriminating transcripts, it has been...

No respect for authority?
Evarist Bartolo

What we have now is a situation where the school sometimes has to face two elements opposing it: the student and the parents

What we have now is a situation where the school sometimes...

The mother of non sequiturs
Michael Falzon

If Konrad Mizzi's interpretation of the Court rulings is correct (which it is not), he should have sailed through the libel cases with...

If Konrad Mizzi's interpretation of the Court...

Getting real about the true housing situation
Josanne Cassar

Unless your eyes are averted or firmly closed, you too should be able to see...

Unless your eyes are averted or firmly closed, you too...

Reports in closed drawers are no solution
Evarist Bartolo

There was (and to a large extent there is still) a crude definition of...

There was (and to a large extent there is still) a crude...

Regulating the rental market
Michael Falzon

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it lacks any indication of what penalties are involved when landlords or tenants ignore the rules, like,...

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it...

A poll about murder... maybe they’re onto something
Raphael Vassallo

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government, while 22.2% –...

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government,...

Politicians behaving badly
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer cares about expecting high standards from its elected representatives

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer...

The recklessness of the chatty and unprofessional foreign press
Saviour Balzan

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to dig deeper should be...

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to...

Mandatory waste separation in Malta? About time
Josanne Cassar

We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s waste collection system...

We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s...

What’s whores for Cardona is cocaine for Casa…
Raphael Vassallo

The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same way in both scenarios:...

The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same...

Successful inclusivity is different from inclusivity
Evarist Bartolo

In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a mainstream classroom...

In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a...

Beware the socially toxic proposals of ‘Malta’s employers’
Ralph Cassar

The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget...

The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget...

New trends in the labour market
Michael Falzon

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig economy refers to a growing range of workers who don’t have typical stable employment but work...

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig...

‘I believe I can fly...’
Raphael Vassallo

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin with; and with evidence still lacking after the inquiry, it would take a heck of a lot more than...

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin...

John Suda is a sexual  predator, not a viral meme
Pia Micallef

What those with the privilege not to fully understand sexual assault do not...

What those with the privilege not to fully understand...