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 that classic line...
‘Housing the oppressor’ | Audrey Friggieri
Raphael Vassallo
The murder of Bernice Cassar has shocked and outraged the public; but as Domestic Violence Commissioner AUDREY FRIGGIERI points out, Bernice was also the victim of ‘a...
IPCC report: how to make global emissions peak and fall, and what’s stopping us
The Conversation

It’s at this level that people must focus much of their attention, to outweigh the influence of fossil fuel companies, find novel ways to fund...

It’s at this level that people must focus much of...

Climate repair: three things we must do now to stabilise the planet
The Conversation

We know what to do to be able to imagine thousands of years of human...

We know what to do to be able to imagine thousands of years...

The PN in transition: how to manage change | Alan Xuereb

Change is inevitable for the PN: the challenge is how the party can become...

Change is inevitable for the PN: the challenge is how...

The Corradino ‘Hilton’
Michael Falzon

It is now beyond obvious that those who were making accusations of the Prison Director using draconian methods to control and discipline inmates were right

It is now beyond obvious that those who were making...

So in the end, the ‘glorious PN’ destroys itself… over an online poll
Raphael Vassallo

Gozo candidate Alex Borg even went as far as to demand that the PN ‘dissociate itself’ from CSN… AND Repubblika… AND ‘other...

Gozo candidate Alex Borg even went as far as to demand that...

No need to go to Dubai, because Dubai is here
Josanne Cassar

Climate change is no longer some far-off possibility in the hazy future –...

Climate change is no longer some far-off possibility in the...

Taking action now for patients with rare diseases
Alex Agius Saliba

As a society, we can only empathise with what suffering rare disease patients...

As a society, we can only empathise with what suffering...

Our response to a climate emergency? Turn up the heat...
Raphael Vassallo

That, ultimately, is the nature of the threat we now face. And… well,...

That, ultimately, is the nature of the threat we now face....

Committed to justice on Malta’s culture of impunity | Neil Falzon

Repeatedly we find ourselves juggling the same questions: Where is the...

Repeatedly we find ourselves juggling the same questions:...

Hands off ‘OUR’ President! (Because he’s OURS… not YOURS!)
Raphael Vassallo

A retirement home for former politicians… in a country where...

A retirement home for former politicians… in a...

Who is ‘the State’?
Michael Falzon

In his evidence in front of the inquiry, former PM Joseph Muscat tried to play on this agglomeration of responsibilities. He is, after all, the person who...

In his evidence in front of the inquiry, former PM Joseph...

Politics by Netflix
Josanne Cassar

There is something about last week’s events which smack too much of a studied, marketing approach

There is something about last week’s events which...

Laws for gods and animals, it’s a never-ending cycle
Saviour Balzan

The fact is that nothing can change what the assassination of Daphne means,...

The fact is that nothing can change what the assassination...

How summer 2021 has changed our understanding of extreme weather
The Conversation

The interconnections between extreme weather events have, until recently, been...

The interconnections between extreme weather events have,...

That ‘Ġaħan Laburist’? He might be a whole lot smarter than Edward thinks…
Raphael Vassallo

As Zammit Lewis put it himself: it’s what the ‘Ġaħan Laburist’ wants, isn’t it? And, oh look: it’s also precisely what the...

As Zammit Lewis put it himself: it’s what the...

A mafia mentality
Ralph Cassar

It is clear that Malta’s investigative institutions have failed and continue to fail in respect of the investigation and prosecution of high level crime...

It is clear that Malta’s investigative institutions...

Where social justice is lacking
Michael Falzon

This story, however, has raised an interesting ethics issue. Do humans have a right to endanger animal lives by using them to do dangerous work?

This story, however, has raised an interesting ethics...

Sorry may not be ‘the hardest word’… but it’s a good start
Raphael Vassallo

And while you could always interpret that as a subtle reminder that the Caruana...

And while you could always interpret that as a subtle...