Prison director, and convicted criminal, at the same time
If Robert Brincau resigned, after having been convicted of a serious crime; Byron Camilleri must now shoulder his own responsibilities, for having so unaccountably defended him
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 more in the nature of...
On abortion, some sense at last

It becomes a lot harder to ignore the realities on the ground when confronted directly by the people who are affected by them

It becomes a lot harder to ignore the realities on the...

Sexual harassment destroys lives

In this latest case, sexual violence ended up destroying an artist’s dream career; in Pauline Dembska’s case, it ended up killing her outright

In this latest case, sexual violence ended up destroying an...

Ħondoq may have been saved. But the danger remains

There is cross-party consensus to grant Ħondoq ir-Rummien the protection it so...

There is cross-party consensus to grant Ħondoq ir-Rummien...

Road safety should start with data analysis

It is useless having all the education campaigns of this world and the best...

It is useless having all the education campaigns of this...

Transparency still lacking in asset declarations

A closer look at the declarations themselves seems to raise more questions,...

A closer look at the declarations themselves seems to raise...

No-pain budget but no pitch for new economic model

Caruana may want to re-evaluate his strategy over the medium term by reducing...

Caruana may want to re-evaluate his strategy over the...

Government’s contempt for Parliament knows no bounds

It is precisely because this government has ‘the biggest majority in...

It is precisely because this government has ‘the...

Water is too precious, and too scarce, to be ‘free’

The worst thing we could possibly do, in the present circumstances, is to keep...

The worst thing we could possibly do, in the present...

Justice has only begun to be served

Five years after the murder itself, Abela’s government still proves incapable of building bridges to the Caruana Galizia family or reconcile itself with...

Five years after the murder itself, Abela’s...

Police brutality: mandatory anti-racism training needed 

It is therefore high time that the government take ownership of this...

It is therefore high time that the government take...

Rural leases: property market must be regulated

What the government’s proposed reform for agricultural leases this week...

What the government’s proposed reform for...

PN protest: a reminder that ‘nature abhors a vacuum’  

In this sense, the party needs to go into listening mode, and fashion its...

In this sense, the party needs to go into listening mode,...

Press laws not strong enough

The government cannot take its tweaked laws as a fait accompli, without a convincing public consultation that takes on board also important observations on the...

The government cannot take its tweaked laws as a fait...

Corruption has driven us into a brick wall

After all, past experience has already taught us that the existing institutions...

After all, past experience has already taught us that the...

Full up, fed up... of tourism?

It is open season for unabashed construction wealth and paying tourists, while a silent war is waged against the dispossessed who suffer the consequences of...

It is open season for unabashed construction wealth and...

Abortion and shifting sands

But the very fact that her health was put at risk because the law disallows abortion, laid bare the cruel situation women like Prudente are forced into

But the very fact that her health was put at risk because...

Too easy to say: ‘Malta is full up’

Malta’s racism problem is spoken about less than its immigration problem

Malta’s racism problem is spoken about less than its...

Making poverty history

Malta must do everything to prevent the emergence of social ghettoes concentrated in deprived areas and social mobility should remain a prospect for all,...

Malta must do everything to prevent the emergence of social...