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 for social justice and...
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
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...

Lassana masterpiece: gnashing of teeth betrays the frailty of Maltese identity
Matthew Vella

As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots whose small world has been brought into frame by the audacity of the Lassana portrait,...

As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots...

‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would answer that question, if I were able to put words in Mr Ambjent’s mouth

Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would...

Reproductive rights are human rights – where does Malta stand? | Nathalie Psaila

In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it consistently discriminates against women as sexual beings from very early on in their lives

In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it...

A new political party? Mamma Mia!
Raphael Vassallo

According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’ is… wait for it… “too short to be abbreviated” (and, as George Clooney so...

According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’...

Disagreeing with the Ombudsman
Michael Falzon

One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the Commissioner to sign the letter or if it was the other way about. Whichever it was, it is a reflection...

One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the...

Dalli is not fit to be prison director
Saviour Balzan

One would have thought that people dying in prison would translate into solid and water-tight evidence of the state of affairs in Corradino –...

One would have thought that people dying in prison would...

If we live long enough, we’re all going to need taking care of
Josanne Cassar

As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that one day, that will...

As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that...

‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

One small environmental problem from Budget 2022 is that the Labour government measures do not even begin to address the real issues that they were...

One small environmental problem from Budget 2022...

Ten years of humanism in Malta | Joanna Onions, Christian Colombo

Humanity needs to base its policies on reason and co-operation

Humanity needs to base its policies on reason and...

Vote PN if you want overcharging refund
Ryan Callus

Come next election, the electorate has a very clear choice to make when it comes to energy policy

Come next election, the electorate has a very clear choice...

The end of a turbulent chapter
Michael Falzon

Renouncing Muscat after an electoral victory that could not have happened without those votes is the biggest challenge Abela will face. But it’s the only...

Renouncing Muscat after an electoral victory that could not...

The ‘baddest’ billboard in decades
Raphael Vassallo

Make no mistake: we old fogeys know a good old-fashioned recession, when we see one. And, tell you the truth: I ain’t actually seeing any sign of one,...

Make no mistake: we old fogeys know a good old-fashioned...