17 blue heroes, standing on a wall...
Raphael Vassallo
They never once challenged him for the leadership themselves; nor have they ever availed of their presumed majority in Parliament to strip him of the title of Opposition leader
Chantelle was stabbed by Justin… and our cultural and social welfare deficits | Maria Brown
Expecting people to unlearn our galvanised gender stereotypes – just because relevant authorities argue that these are politically or morally incorrect – is unrealistic
Is the Caruana Galizia public inquiry really working?
Saviour Balzan

The public inquiry seems to be a show of naïveté about what has...

The public inquiry seems to be a show of...

Public sentiment does not grow in a vacuum
Josanne Cassar

The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, which...

The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne...

What's €35 to you?
Josanne Cassar

The inequity of household incomes has been brought very much into the forefront with this cheque, proving once again how everything in life is relative

The inequity of household incomes has been brought very...

Malta’s medical doctors: No to total ban on abortion

By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary to the long-held...

By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary...

‘Politics pollutes policing’
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: a state cannot be defined as ‘normal’ if it allows politics to impede the police from investigating serious crimes. But at...

Let’s face it: a state cannot be defined as...

Tear down the wall...
Raphael Vassallo

Ultimately, Robert Abela can only restore confidence in the system by coming to grips, once and for all, with all its underlying cracks and fissures… in...

Ultimately, Robert Abela can only restore confidence in the...

Change is not an option | Edward Zammit Lewis

The 'us' versus 'them' siege mentality must be rejected once...

The 'us' versus 'them' siege mentality must...

More than a spell checker
Evarist Bartolo

The major challenge that the Maltese language is facing is that of becoming irrelevant in the digital world

The major challenge that the Maltese language is facing is...

Making movies, on location...
Raphael Vassallo

Whilst Malta Film Commission and its commissioner Johann Grech have to constantly battle to get more funds allocated to the Malta Film Fund, the Arts Council...

Whilst Malta Film Commission and its commissioner Johann...

The Steward saga continues
Michael Falzon

With government apparently doing nothing about these serious failures in Steward’s obligations, why would they want to leave?

With government apparently doing nothing about these...

Anxiously anxious for fame
Josanne Cassar

There are those who believe that you have to face your worst fears in order to conquer them, while others maintain it just makes it worse for those who are...

There are those who believe that you have to face your...

Saying no to greed
Saviour Balzan

It was evident that the administration informed the PA members what to do, therefore it follows that Portelli's intentions were sanctioned by the government

It was evident that the administration informed the PA...

Is ISIS done for?
Matthew Bugeja

Its leader was killed in a US raid - but ISIS still has the ingredients to stage a comeback

Its leader was killed in a US raid - but ISIS still has the...

We have gone soft, so we need to recreate tough conditions
Josanne Cassar

Our descent into softness can be seen in simple things like stairs; most...

Our descent into softness can be seen in simple things like...

Security is no job for violent thugs
Raphael Vassallo

This latest incident is but further demonstration of just how perilous it is, for such a serious profession as ‘security’  to be run with...

This latest incident is but further demonstration of just...

The numbers speak for themselves
Evarist Bartolo

The numbers are simply overwhelming and they put an even greater responsibility on myself, my colleagues and the rest of government to make sure these huge...

The numbers are simply overwhelming and they put an even...

Did you say 'deal' on migration? ... or was it 'meal'?
Raphael Vassallo

Yet we still blame asylum seekers – and only asylum seekers – for a...

Yet we still blame asylum seekers – and only asylum...

Tackling hate speech
Michael Falzon

Apart from the needed police action, we should not forget the need for more education – a sine qua non for an effective integration policy

Apart from the needed police action, we should not forget...