Call it by its name – femicide
Renee Laiviera
Change is possible, but only after we recognise the problem and confront it
A roof on your head is a right, so is affordable housing | Justin Anastasi
The key to success is ensuring and enforcing value for money and fair pricing, waging war on abuse and re-investing proceeds from development into social benefits for those who...
Buildings collapse because of ‘structural’ – including ‘systemic’ – flaws

Yet beyond these reforms the government should also address the widespread perception that the authorities are in cahoots with the construction industry

Yet beyond these reforms the government should also address...

Paying more, because we are an island: the case for change on EU transport rules
Peter Agius

No EU member state, large or small, can sit back and hope that things turn out well. No one can speak for Malta better than the Maltese just as no one is more...

No EU member state, large or small, can sit back and hope...

Values change. So should parties | Pierre Muscat

The PN should stop playing the role of the priest. And we should beware the...

The PN should stop playing the role of the priest. And we...

An open letter to the Prime Minister
Isabel Stabile

Thank you Prime Minister for this small step forward that just shows how far behind we really are. However, you can expect us to continue our pro-choice work...

Thank you Prime Minister for this small step forward that...

A debate becomes a debacle
Michael Falzon

Before we rush into hurried decisions, I believe the process of passing the law should be temporarily stopped after the second reading is approved. Then...

Before we rush into hurried decisions, I believe the...

‘Bernard the Barbarian’
Raphael Vassallo

There is only one way we can possibly make sense, of every single aspect of Bernard Grech’s entire ‘barbaric’ speech in Parliament last...

There is only one way we can possibly make sense, of every...

Robert Abela’s first test
Saviour Balzan

Both leaders are positioning themselves for the next generation. Abela for a shaky but modern and progressive generation powered by young voters who are for...

Both leaders are positioning themselves for the next...

When it comes to amendments to abortion law, clarity is paramount
Josanne Cassar

iI is essential for it to be acceptable to the medical...

iI is essential for it to be acceptable to the medical...

Unfit for purpose

Andrea Prudente’s life was not yet on the line but in a cruel and sadistic way we allowed her to linger in the lobby of death. Prudente was the one...

Andrea Prudente’s life was not yet on the line but in...

Reclaiming the night: a march to end violence against women

Kristina Abela | We will be uniting to send a clear message: it is not ok that...

Kristina Abela | We will be uniting to send a clear...

How ‘far to the right’ does the PN have to go, before we start calling it a ‘far-right party’?
Raphael Vassallo

I just thought I’d ask, because… well, some of the things that Bernard Grech has been saying, over the past few weeks, have almost reminded me of...

I just thought I’d ask, because… well, some of...

Abortion amendment is a step in the right direction

It is impossible for the legislator to anticipate all the grey areas and...

It is impossible for the legislator to anticipate all the...

‘Housing the oppressor’ | Audrey Friggieri
Raphael Vassallo

The murder of Bernice Cassar has shocked and outraged the public; but as...

The murder of Bernice Cassar has shocked and outraged the...

You can’t ‘protect women’s lives’, without also protecting their ‘physical and mental health’
Raphael Vassallo

Much as I hate to say this, in a country where both abortion and suicide are equally ‘taboo’ – the condition of pregnancy, in and of itself,...

Much as I hate to say this, in a country where both...

Commissioner for Standards: An unwarranted impasse
Michael Falzon

The issue is no longer whether the Government’s nominee is suitable...

The issue is no longer whether the Government’s...

Femicide: without women’s liberation, we all bear responsibility
Cyrus Engerer

Why are we so shocked that a husband thinks his wife is his own property and...

Why are we so shocked that a husband thinks his wife is his...

The buck stops with the PM: meaningful reform must be taken now
Saviour Balzan

We do not live in a utopian world where violence is forever eradicated and...

We do not live in a utopian world where violence is forever...

Too little, too late… and too many unanswered questions
Josanne Cassar

While murderers are continuing with their lives and running loose,...

While murderers are continuing with their lives and running...