The PN’s waning influence
Why, then, does the PN cling to an exceptionalist, almost identitarian and anti-feminist view of sexual and reproductive rights when its own modern, centre-right colleagues...
Toying with football for personal glory
Portelli’s antics suggest that for him football is just a toy, which he plays with as he pleases.  It also suggests that Portelli is using the club as a vehicle for...
Justice requires quality, not just quantity

It is clear that government cannot claim, at this stage, to have given the...

It is clear that government cannot claim, at this stage, to...

Prison director, and convicted criminal, at the same time

If Robert Brincau resigned, after having been convicted of a serious crime;...

If Robert Brincau resigned, after having been convicted of...

The wheels of justice turn too slowly

It is clear that we are looking at more than just a question of ‘inefficiency’, or ‘incompetence’, by any one individual office, but...

It is clear that we are looking at more than just a...

Both parties may be affected by ‘abortion fallout’

What remains to be seen, from both sides, is: how much of their own voter-base...

What remains to be seen, from both sides, is: how much of...

Back to censorship, under ‘progressive’ Labour

Surely, the country’s entire justice system should have far more serious...

Surely, the country’s entire justice system should...

Gozo airstrip decision leaves the public ‘grounded’

In this sense: even if the airport is approved, it is vital to address the...

In this sense: even if the airport is approved, it is vital...

Deadlocked by political bickering

Clearly, there must be some form of mediation – ideally provided by the President, as well as other parliamentary officers – to impart upon both...

Clearly, there must be some form of mediation –...

Malta is in no position to criticise ‘Qatargate’

From this perspective, it is clearly hypocritical of countries like Malta to...

From this perspective, it is clearly hypocritical of...

Malta needs to clean its act up... fast

In a country where so many people depend on safe pedestrian management for their daily needs, the sheer number of unsafe walkways amounts to no less than a...

In a country where so many people depend on safe pedestrian...

Women making history

Those who even fail to recognise the kind of compromise proposed in Bill 28, a law aimed squarely at protecting the life of women when an unviable pregnancy...

Those who even fail to recognise the kind of compromise...

Message in a bottle-scheme

Instead, however, the message we received from this bottle-scheme is that it was, at best, poorly thought-through, and haphazardly implemented

Instead, however, the message we received from this...

Qatargate, and what’s good for the goose

If Roberta Metsola wants to be credible about her efforts to stamp out...

If Roberta Metsola wants to be credible about her efforts...

Cancelling Mintoff, is cancelling Maltese history

As such, the PBS board would do well to revise its ill-judged decision to...

As such, the PBS board would do well to revise its...

Those who wage a ‘culture war’...

It should come as no real surprise that opponents of this bill have consistently distorted these facts

It should come as no real surprise that opponents of this...

Buildings collapse because of ‘structural’ – including ‘systemic’ – flaws

Yet beyond these reforms the government should also address the widespread perception that the authorities are in cahoots with the construction industry

Yet beyond these reforms the government should also address...

Unfit for purpose

Andrea Prudente’s life was not yet on the line but in a cruel and sadistic way we allowed her to linger in the lobby of death. Prudente was the one...

Andrea Prudente’s life was not yet on the line but in...

Abortion amendment is a step in the right direction

It is impossible for the legislator to anticipate all the grey areas and...

It is impossible for the legislator to anticipate all the...

Malta has a crisis

Bernice did not need courage. She found the courage and did all she could to protect herself and her children. What Bernice needed was concrete and timely...

Bernice did not need courage. She found the courage and did...