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 economy, stupid (apart from other important stuff)
Saviour Balzan
While enshrining his anti-corruption drive into the next electoral programme, Bernard Grech should choose to show his mettle on bread and butter issues, which remain central in...
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...

Combating tax crime is an overarching challenge | Andy Ellul

Reducing tax crimes requires educating the country to further understand that...

Reducing tax crimes requires educating the country to...

What if our Family Planning Advisory Service did not exist?
Isabel Stabile

The fact that women and girls reach out to us for this information because they...

The fact that women and girls reach out to us for this...

A weird PN proposal
Michael Falzon

The idea of ODZ permits needing parliamentary approval is beyond the comprehension by any sane person

The idea of ODZ permits needing parliamentary approval is...

Great: so now the EU is responsible for Daphne’s murder, too…
Raphael Vassallo

Last Wednesday Ursula von der Leyen evidently pissed off Robert Aquilina so...

Last Wednesday Ursula von der Leyen evidently pissed off...

Tax-free state
Saviour Balzan

For years now, we have set out new fiscal policies, not based on the wisdom of what is best for the country but what will sustain one’s appeal at the...

For years now, we have set out new fiscal policies, not...

Pricing themselves out of the market
Josanne Cassar

In too many places, we are paying more money for mediocre food and abysmal treatment

In too many places, we are paying more money for mediocre...

Open letter to Ian Borg on the Marsaskala marina | Marianne Theuma

The Marsaskala marina is not just about swimming, and having ice-cream! 

The Marsaskala marina is not just about swimming, and...

Fighting paediatric cancer
Cyrus Engerer

We must ensure all paediatric cancer patients have access to the best medical care possible, and give them all the tools possible to win over the illness |...

We must ensure all paediatric cancer patients have access...

Putting the tunnel before the vision
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, ‘geological and technical studies’ that were supposed to have been concluded over a year ago, have never actually been finalized

Once again, ‘geological and technical studies’...

Greener Malta for my sons
Peter Agius

Coming to think of it, forcing a green encroachment into the concrete and brick zones is possibly the most feasible way to fight back against what most of us...

Coming to think of it, forcing a green encroachment into...

Saving lives one baby at a time | Miriam Sciberras

I too am a woman, but I do not exist only as myself. I do not decide to do only...

I too am a woman, but I do not exist only as myself. I do...

The whistleblowing farce
Michael Falzon

Where does this leave the Whistleblowers Act? Just as I predicted, it has turned out to be a piece of useless legislation that does not justify the political...

Where does this leave the Whistleblowers Act? Just as I...