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
Too easy to say: ‘Malta is full up’
Malta’s racism problem is spoken about less than its immigration problem
Bernard Grech must show leadership on ethical issues

Adrian Delia’s call for a free vote is bound to resonate with the...

Adrian Delia’s call for a free vote is bound to...

No ‘Green Deal’ without pain

The green transition involves readjusting a global energy system - and that includes generating that energy, storing and transporting it

The green transition involves readjusting a global...

A ‘blunder’ of gargantuan proportions

What happened in court was more than just a classic miscarriage of justice but...

What happened in court was more than just a classic...

Legislators are there to legislate: not pontificate

Andrea Prudente was not the first woman who needed protection, and she will...

Andrea Prudente was not the first woman who needed...

COVID: not a time to let our guard down

Today’s considerable number of infections - which would have shocked the nation two years ago or less – now hardly even makes the news headlines

Today’s considerable number of infections - which...

Crime-fighting requires resources, not just words

Maltese criminality has evolved beyond the levels we were accustomed to in...

Maltese criminality has evolved beyond the levels we...

Extremism might ‘get you somewhere’, in the end

The upshot, of course, is that nothing ever gets done at all, about the...

The upshot, of course, is that nothing ever gets done at...

On IVF, the PN has painted itself into a corner

All the PN’s past positions on IVF were clearly aimed at appeasing only...

All the PN’s past positions on IVF were clearly aimed...

Sins of omission: incompetence or corruption

There is more to this story than just the deceit perpetrated by two rogue...

There is more to this story than just the deceit...

An indictment of the entire political system

It is, in a nutshell, patently unacceptable for government to keep pointing...

It is, in a nutshell, patently unacceptable for government...

Gozo tunnel: a return to sanity?

It is time for politicians to make an honest reflection on past promises and for giving Gozitans the impression that the tunnel is a done deal

It is time for politicians to make an honest reflection on...

Metsola’s lost opportunity in Israel

One wonders how Europe’s renewed discovery of its global democratic role, in the face of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, suddenly appears fragile in the...

One wonders how Europe’s renewed discovery of its...

We must question the efficacy – not just ‘ideology’ – of IVF treatment

In a nutshell, it is time to finally put this essential service – which taxpayers proudly finance out of communitarian solidarity – to a general...

In a nutshell, it is time to finally put this essential...

Agriculture is about food security, not just ‘folklore’

At this juncture it is crucial to stop regarding agriculture as merely...

At this juncture it is crucial to stop regarding...

Party financing law urgently needs an update

Expecting political parties to regulate themselves, in this matter, is...

Expecting political parties to regulate themselves, in this...

Ukraine needs more than just 'thoughts and prayers'

Despite speeches which conveyed a strong message of solidarity towards Ukraine,...

Despite speeches which conveyed a strong message of...

BOV owes its shareholders an explanation

It is therefore crucial that the ‘return to normality’ in business is also matched by a return to normality in accountability and transparency

It is therefore crucial that the ‘return to...

Citizens’ Assembly can chip away at EU trust deficit

Only through this kind of democratisation process can Europe’s social...

Only through this kind of democratisation process can...