Last Tango in Strasbourg…
Raphael Vassallo
But no matter WHY both Robert and Roberta engaged in this ‘two steps forward, three steps back’ sort of rhythmic dance; fact remains that it is exactly the same...
It’s about a better economy, and it’s not stupid
Miriam Dalli
We need to encourage this evolution in all other key sectors of our economy
If rape is not ‘gender-related’… what the heck is?
Raphael Vassallo

f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged with...

f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged...

A good PN move
Michael Falzon

This PN move will probably not help it to attract new voters in time for the next election, but it will still create a much more positive depiction of the PN...

This PN move will probably not help it to attract new...

Human rights, public health and the consequences of the ongoing vaccine debate
Josanne Cassar

The world has endured countless rapid tests and PCR tests, and we’ve become so used to wearing masks that carrying one around has become second...

The world has endured countless rapid tests and PCR...

Tough talk by the minister of bluntness
Saviour Balzan

Caruana’s Air Malta revolution appears to be the only way forward for a legacy airline which the country cannot do without, especially if we are to...

Caruana’s Air Malta revolution appears to be the only...

Useless forcing students to attend lectures physically, if their mind gets to be elsewhere

Carmelo Abela | Compulsory attendance, or redundant intendance? It is useless to force students to attend lectures physically, if their mind gets to be...

Carmelo Abela | Compulsory attendance, or redundant...

A legal buffer against hate towards the disabled
Julia Farrugia Portelli

Julia Farrugia Portelli | It will never be acceptable for a person with a...

Julia Farrugia Portelli | It will never be acceptable for a...

Washing-machines for nothing (and your fridge for free…)
Raphael Vassallo

It is one thing, I suppose, to enter politics out of a vocation ‘to serve...

It is one thing, I suppose, to enter politics out of a...

An obscene comment that shows a complete absence of charity | Christopher Vella

A word of gratitude goes to the Archbishop and other priests who spoke out against obnoxious comments... you have taken up the moral responsibility to speak...

A word of gratitude goes to the Archbishop and other...

In Malta, forgiveness for rape is abundant but justice for women is scarce
Alessandra Baldacchino

Alessandra Baldacchino | Whatever the background, facets and nuances to a rape case: it is a crime with a victim and a perpetrator

Alessandra Baldacchino | Whatever the background, facets...

So now it’s official: you can ‘break quarantine’… but only to vote
Raphael Vassallo

I don’t know. Call me a pessimist as much as you like… but maybe those ‘Kaiser Chiefs’ were actually on to something, with that 2005...

I don’t know. Call me a pessimist as much as you...

Living in interesting times
Michael Falzon

In the current situation there are too many people who do not like either of the two parties in their current state and the turnout of this year’s...

In the current situation there are too many people who do...

Learning self-defence is a good idea: eradicating misogyny would be even better
Josanne Cassar

The facts and statistics when it comes to women being murdered by men are undeniable

The facts and statistics when it comes to women being...

The economy, stupid (apart from other important stuff)
Saviour Balzan

While enshrining his anti-corruption drive into the next electoral programme,...

While enshrining his anti-corruption drive into the next...

Why Malta needs a conversation on sex and toxic masculinity
James Debono

What happened in a public garden in Sliema obviously makes women feel more...

What happened in a public garden in Sliema obviously makes...

‘Impunity’ extends to crimes against women, too…
Raphael Vassallo

It seems to have taken Sunday’s murder, to finally alert people to...

It seems to have taken Sunday’s murder, to...

No shades of grey
Michael Falzon

When can our young citizens be taught to use their mind and be critical of everything they see around them?

When can our young citizens be taught to use their mind and...

Elections in the time of Omicron
Raphael Vassallo

Omicron does little to deter the erection of billboards all over the island (or stuffing our mailboxes with junk-mail, etc.). And there are also...

Omicron does little to deter the erection of billboards all...

The world is being divided into those who ‘get it’ and those who don’t
Josanne Cassar

To someone who is a “nobody” like Kate, the idea that someone of such a high rank would scam them of their money bewilders her, shocks her and...

To someone who is a “nobody” like Kate, the...