Facing the climate change threat
Evarist Bartolo
Today’s “dominant economic theories” and conceptions of modern capitalism are inadequate because they falsely assume societies will have continued access to...
Needed: a coherent Opposition
Michael Falzon
Malta needs a coherent Opposition led by people that do not have to check for potential back-stabbers every time they take a decision
A stitch out of time
Raphael Vassallo

Now that all the dust has finally settled, ‘Stitching’ can be seen for what it ultimately was all along: a low-key, somewhat Spartan play, focusing...

Now that all the dust has finally settled,...

By doing nothing we can only watch the world go by
Evarist Bartolo

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable...

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people...

The checks and balances myth
Michael Falzon

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the checks and balances in the US constitution work or whether they are just a myth – as they seem...

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the...

Heavy-handed police reaction has boosted environmental cause
Josanne Cassar

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint. Instead what we got was...

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint....

Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two...

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished...

Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics

Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a...

Renée Laiviera | One of the main...

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...

A united Europe led by shared social values
Aaron Farrugia

We need an end to empire-building in Brussels. Talk of federalism and dreams of...

We need an end to empire-building in Brussels. Talk of...

Can we have another ten like Nas please?
Evarist Bartolo

As a society, the Maltese have become too polarised, politics has become too toxic and everything that is done in this country has to be tied to some sort of...

As a society, the Maltese have become too polarised,...

On unity, take Muscat with a pinch of salt
Frank Psaila

Labour, its leadership, media and as a result its supporters, feel constantly...

Labour, its leadership, media and as a result its...

Safeguarding authors’ rights
Mark Camilleri

More robust protection measures should be provided for journalists and media houses especially when they investigate criminal organisations as Daphne was doing...

More robust protection measures should be provided for...

‘Successful women are all sluts.’ Discuss...
Raphael Vassallo

Why is it suddenly such a big deal for a local political party – or,...

Why is it suddenly such a big deal for a local political...

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