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 directed at women: not...
A report which raises more questions than answers
Politics has already skewed the actual findings of the report: which was ultimately an investigation into a specific tendering process. As is to be expected, in the fog of...
Protests are about more than numbers

Last Saturday’s protest may well make the government more sensitive to the creeping perception that it is in cahoots with big developers

Last Saturday’s protest may well make the government...

We must protect jobs: including fishermen

The Maltese government should immediately call for ministerial-level talks with...

The Maltese government should immediately call for...

Tackling financial crime

Can a financial crime agency resolve the prosecution bottleneck on money laundering and tax evasion?

Can a financial crime agency resolve the prosecution...

Scooters should be encouraged, not penalised

The proposed regulations are the wrong response to a new way of travelling that...

The proposed regulations are the wrong response to a new...

Enough really is enough

Government cannot afford to ignore a widespread perception that people are living in fear inside their own homes; and that the situation is being tolerated...

Government cannot afford to ignore a widespread perception...

Crackdowns should be on criminals, not victims

Surely, the legality of those tenants’ status should not have been the...

Surely, the legality of those tenants’ status should...

What price European unity?

The upshot of the current crisis is that Europe will now have to bend its thoughts towards preventing further fragmentation.

The upshot of the current crisis is that Europe will now...

Ghosts of the past

It remains unclear how far we are all now expected to go back in search of present relevance in past events.

It remains unclear how far we are all now expected to go...

Ghosts of the past

It remains unclear how far we are all now expected to go back in search of present relevance in past events.

It remains unclear how far we are all now expected to go...

Addressing the energy question

Recent exchanges between Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi and Opposition leader Joseph Muscat have exposed a serious flaw in our country’s entire approach to...

Recent exchanges between Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi and...

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The slow death of democracy?

A balance somehow needs to be struck between the most fundamental principles of democracy and the necessities of financial survival in a globalised world.

A balance somehow needs to be struck between the most...

The slow death of democracy?

A balance somehow needs to be struck between the most fundamental principles of democracy and the necessities of financial survival in a globalised world.

A balance somehow needs to be struck between the most...

Cautious, prudent and… clinically precise?

Like all its recent forebears, Budget 2012 has revealed a pattern of behaviour...

Like all its recent forebears, Budget 2012 has revealed a...

Cautious, prudent and… clinically precise?

Like all its recent forebears, Budget 2012 has revealed a pattern of behaviour...

Like all its recent forebears, Budget 2012 has revealed a...

Counting our chickens
Counting our chickens

The financial situation at both Enemalta and WSC has clearly not been calculated as part of Malta’s balance of payments.

The financial situation at both Enemalta and WSC has...

Message not received

With his address to the House of Representatives yesterday, Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi illustrated a clear and unmistakable pattern of behaviour which has...

With his address to the House of Representatives yesterday,...