‘Disagree with me?  You must be on the take…’
Raphael Vassallo
To paraphrase Steve Mallia's argument: Manuel Delia (who, incidentally, wasn’t even named in the article) cannot expect to transition overnight between a politician...
No such thing as an innocent bystander on sexual abuse
Evarist Bartolo
 In situations where sexual abuse on minors takes place, there are no bystanders. There are aggressors, accomplices and the victims.
The devil you know...
Raphael Vassallo

Manfred Weber is about as qualified to present the ‘perspective of the people’, as I am to talk about the social customs of the Wada Fakawi tribe...

Manfred Weber is about as qualified to present the...

US midterm results: six issues on the country’s uncertain future
The Conversation

Scott Lucas | The most important person in America will be Robert Mueller....

Scott Lucas | The most important person in America...

The abortion (non)-debate
Michael Falzon

Malta is the only country in the EU where abortion remains illegal, and is still a taboo subject for many. At the same time, hundreds of women leave Malta each...

Malta is the only country in the EU where abortion remains...

Affordable housing? We will just cram them in like sardines
Josanne Cassar

It would be very interesting to know how much living space Sandro Chetcuti...

It would be very interesting to know how much living space...

There is more than one way to skin a cat…
Raphael Vassallo

Muscat is as perfectly wrong to retain Mizzi and Schembri, as he is...

Muscat is as perfectly wrong to retain Mizzi and...

Can you imagine if Malta had mid-term elections?
Josanne Cassar

The results of Tuesday’s vote made me lapse into a wistful daydream. Can...

The results of Tuesday’s vote made me lapse into a...

Those incredible, shape-shifting politicians...
Raphael Vassallo

It is disconcerting, to say the least, that two supposedly antithetical...

It is disconcerting, to say the least, that two supposedly...

‘Foreigners’ can read what you are saying too, you know
Josanne Cassar

How do you suddenly decide to move to another country without a job, a place to...

How do you suddenly decide to move to another country...

Social justice, solidarity, compassion blah, blah, blah
Saviour Balzan

For all we care, they are scum and they can drown to the bottom of the deep...

For all we care, they are scum and they can drown to the...

Europe’s strongmen and democracy | Michael Falzon
Michael Falzon

Rather than recognising that Fidesz has no place in a party that is supposed to...

Rather than recognising that Fidesz has no place in a party...

A profession, but also a vocation
Evarist Bartolo

Teachers and kindergarten assistants at Mater Dei do invaluable work in almost impossible circumstances. Together with the nursing and medical staff there,...

Teachers and kindergarten assistants at Mater Dei do...

Does public harassment of politicians work?
Josanne Cassar

To intrude when someone is having lunch or dinner and start berating them while...

To intrude when someone is having lunch or dinner and start...

Sovereignty is as sovereignty does...
Raphael Vassallo

The EU quite frankly doesn’t care about our problems... still less about solving them for us

The EU quite frankly doesn’t care about our...

This battle is not over... yet
Raphael Vassallo

Ironically, the only people who ever told them the full truth about EU regulations were Birdlife Malta and Alternattiva Demokratika: the two entities that the...

Ironically, the only people who ever told them the full...

To be or not to be President
Saviour Balzan

'If one were to read Muscat’s mind, he must have felt Coleiro Preca was too strong witted and opinionated to serve the reforms that need to see this...

'If one were to read Muscat’s mind, he must have...

Controversial laws and conscientious objection
Josanne Cassar

President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca should either have not made her statement...

President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca should either have not...

If need be, Dublin rule changes should be made without unanimity
Roberta Metsola

We need to look seriously into having EU-run and EU-funded disembarkation...

We need to look seriously into having EU-run and EU-funded...

Too little Europe causing uncertain times
Joseph Muscat

Solidarity is not the reverse of resolve or loving one’s country. Those...

Solidarity is not the reverse of resolve or loving...

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