Malta’s answer to ‘Roe vs Wade’? ‘Roe(sianne) vs Roe(berta)!’
Raphael Vassallo
Our politicians are beginning to actually touch upon the real issues surrounding abortion, for the very first time. Who knows? Our own ‘Roe(sianne) versus...
Andrea Prudente case: No country for pregnant women
Raphael Vassallo
Here is what Maltese MPs seem intent on telling us: ‘Sorry, but no. We will continue to needlessly endanger women’s lives, because…because we’re...
The PN’s recurring nightmare
Michael Falzon

By opting to be a confessional party – that historically it never was – the PN would be supported by a minority of voters and will never become the...

By opting to be a confessional party – that...

You need to treat people like you expect them to treat you
Josanne Cassar

How can you be making the sign of the cross one minute and spitefully turning...

How can you be making the sign of the cross one minute and...

Giving our active youth tools to change the world
Cyrus Engerer

We must motivate and encourage engagement. Rather than seeing activism as a...

We must motivate and encourage engagement. Rather than...

Ice world: Antarctica’s riskiest glacier under assault from below
The Conversation

Ice is still ice – it doesn’t move that fast no matter what is...

Ice is still ice – it doesn’t move that fast no...

‘The dog ate my government’
Raphael Vassallo

In just a few words, Robert Abela effectively exposed the sheer non-existence of a government that allowed itself to be ‘gobbled up’ by the...

In just a few words, Robert Abela effectively exposed the...

Malta at NATO: island perspective adds value to the debate
Frank Psaila

Faced with Russia’s aggression of Ukraine, Malta, whilst remaining a...

Faced with Russia’s aggression of Ukraine, Malta,...

Visit Rwanda!
Michael Falzon

Is Boris Johnson using the Rwanda and the Northern Ireland issues to divert attention and so help him cling on to power despite the mutiny by his own MPs over...

Is Boris Johnson using the Rwanda and the Northern Ireland...

The fastest (and most infuriating) u-turn in history...
Raphael Vassallo

And I am sorry to have to conclude on such a dismal note, but: let’s face...

And I am sorry to have to conclude on such a dismal note,...

Keep moving, nothing to see here... just another week of bizarre headlines
Josanne Cassar

A suspected homicide following an argument in St Paul’s Bay, a man in danger of dying after an argument in St...

A suspected homicide following...

The Plain Truth
Saviour Balzan

Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of society and communities and not only the narrow ones. The Plain Truth is that nothing can...

Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of...

Safety and dignity must be assured for all | Samar Mazloum

Samar Mazloum, UNHCR Representative to Malta | UNHCR stands ready to...

Samar Mazloum, UNHCR Representative to Malta | UNHCR...

Naïve? Joe Giglio? Not quite…
Raphael Vassallo

By taking such clear, unequivocal aim at the very source of all this ‘Evangelical Trust’, Joe Giglio has also forced the Nationalist Party –...

By taking such clear, unequivocal aim at the very source of...

Panic, horror and chaos: what went wrong at the Champions League final | Daniel Silverstone, Jan Ludvigsen
The Conversation

Rarely are fans solely to blame when things go wrong – yet that has been the dominant discourse in this case: first blaming fans’ 'late...

Rarely are fans solely to blame when things go wrong...

Gender equality in climate change
Renee Laiviera

The importance of tackling climate change has been distinctly recognised by young people. In fact, the role of young women has been remarkable in leading...

The importance of tackling climate change has been...

Archbishop’s corruption salvo
Michael Falzon

Unfortunately for the Archbishop, there are also stories of maladministration and corruption even in the Maltese Curia’s own administrative structures;...

Unfortunately for the Archbishop, there are also stories of...

Let’s get loud. Or better still, let’s quiet down
Josanne Cassar

The news that Valletta establishments are now going to be allowed to play loud...

The news that Valletta establishments are now going to be...

The pursuit of happiness and why Grech will get nowhere
Saviour Balzan

Bernard Grech has no clue of where the PN should go politically, how it can...

Bernard Grech has no clue of where the PN should go...

On IVF, when people live in a bubble long enough, even truth sounds like a lie: Fr Colin Apap

Fr Colin Apap proposes some provocative reflections on the current debate in Parliament on IVF amendments, analysing the different positions being debated and...

Fr Colin Apap proposes some provocative reflections on the...