Muscat’s day in court
Perhaps the most regrettable aspect of his performance was in fact, that Muscat continues to downplay the risks posed to democracy by the intimacy of the political...
Insensitivity leads to impunity
This was, in fact, the whole point of GREVIO’s warning: there is no point in improving the structures, if the underlying mentality continues to view gender-based violence...
European minimum wage: when more Europe means better conditions

There are legitimate concerns with raising the minimum wage: this would...

There are legitimate concerns with raising the minimum...

A welcome precedent for development in Malta

Perhaps, after years of criticism for over-developing Tigné, MIDI now...

Perhaps, after years of criticism for over-developing...

No time to lower our guard

To insist on more mass-events now – at a point where only a tiny fraction of the population has been vaccinated; and when more potent variants of the...

To insist on more mass-events now – at a point where...

Gender equality still elusive (even this Valentine's Day)

The pandemic has affected more than just the ability to commemorate this...

The pandemic has affected more than just the ability to...

Prison may not be the answer to all criminality problems

Apart from the length of judicial proceedings questions have been raised on...

Apart from the length of judicial proceedings questions...

FIAU must be supported by lawmakers

The backlash against the FIAU by ‘critics’ who should know better – but whose friends in the financial services...

The backlash against the FIAU...

Public land belongs to the  public, not government

One struggles to comprehend why the Maltese government would care so such about...

One struggles to comprehend why the Maltese government...

Inside the PN, a not-so silent revolution

Love him or hate him, Adrian Delia was the choice of the Nationalist...

Love him or hate him, Adrian Delia was the choice of the...

Migrant standoffs expose European division

And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to abide by its...

And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to...

Year of the long knives

Political discussion, especially on the social media, has become increasingly hostile and vitriolic, to the point that we seem to be more concerned with airing...

Political discussion, especially on the social media, has...

Towards a fairer and more just society

As 2018 comes to a close with yet another year dominated by Malta's politically-charged news cycle, as journalists we are often staggered at how...

As 2018 comes to a close with yet another year dominated by...

To have and have not, at Christmas

There is a danger in measuring a country’s economic well-being only through the Gross Domestic Product. That view looks only at the ‘haves’,...

There is a danger in measuring a country’s economic...

Who will bell the Constitutional cat?

Will the two parties walk their own talk, and work together and with others to deliver a revamped Constitution that strengthens the system of checks and...

Will the two parties walk their own talk, and work together...

The President’s outspokenness will be missed

In an age when so many other national institutions appear wary of directly...

In an age when so many other national institutions appear...

Loneliness is not just for Christmas

Tackling loneliness is in fact one of the objectives that Caritas has put forward for its plan of action. And not without good reason. According to a recent...

Tackling loneliness is in fact one of the objectives that...

Let’s call misogyny by its name

Calling women ‘whores’ is clearly unacceptable. What is needed is an effort to stamp out an increasingly worrying culture of verbal violence...

Calling women ‘whores’ is clearly unacceptable....

A report which raises more questions than answers

Politics has already skewed the actual findings of the report: which was...

Politics has already skewed the actual findings of the...

An economy built on human lives

It is unacceptable that construction projects, which will translate into millions of euros’ worth of profit for developers, are still so neglectful of...

It is unacceptable that construction projects, which will...