The Plain Truth
Saviour Balzan
Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of society and communities and not only the narrow ones. The Plain Truth is that nothing can be taken for granted
Safety and dignity must be assured for all | Samar Mazloum
Samar Mazloum, UNHCR Representative to Malta | UNHCR stands ready to support Malta in improving and implementing procedures which would ensure the protection of refugees and...
Malta’s answer to ‘Roe vs Wade’? ‘Roe(sianne) vs Roe(berta)!’
Raphael Vassallo

Our politicians are beginning to actually touch upon the real issues surrounding abortion, for the very first time. Who knows? Our own ‘Roe(sianne)...

Our politicians are beginning to actually touch upon...

Andrea Prudente case: No country for pregnant women
Raphael Vassallo

Here is what Maltese MPs seem intent on telling us: ‘Sorry, but no....

Here is what Maltese MPs seem intent on telling us:...

The PN’s recurring nightmare
Michael Falzon

By opting to be a confessional party – that historically it never was – the PN would be supported by a minority of voters and will never become the...

By opting to be a confessional party – that...

You need to treat people like you expect them to treat you
Josanne Cassar

How can you be making the sign of the cross one minute and spitefully turning...

How can you be making the sign of the cross one minute and...

Giving our active youth tools to change the world
Cyrus Engerer

We must motivate and encourage engagement. Rather than seeing activism as a...

We must motivate and encourage engagement. Rather than...

Ice world: Antarctica’s riskiest glacier under assault from below
The Conversation

Ice is still ice – it doesn’t move that fast no matter what is...

Ice is still ice – it doesn’t move that fast no...

Tunnels for bomb-shelters, I can understand. But for cars?
Raphael Vassallo

Just like all those short-term road-widening projects… we will simply...

Just like all those short-term road-widening...

The green space next door
Miriam Dalli

Creating green spaces in urban areas is essential for the wellbeing of residents, not only because green spaces absorb greenhouse gases and improve air...

Creating green spaces in urban areas is essential for the...

If you take a pea-shooter to a gunfight… at least, make sure your peas hurt
Raphael Vassallo

This week’s events clearly indicate that Vladimir Putin has already altered more than just the geo-political map of Eastern Europe; in one fell swoop, he...

This week’s events clearly indicate that Vladimir...

Off with a whimper
Michael Falzon

The campaign is at an early stage. The positive aspect of the campaign is, so far, weak. The negative aspect is still non-existent. It will probably be...

The campaign is at an early stage. The positive aspect of...

Hallelujah it’s raining cash
Josanne Cassar

Voters are doing their sums to see who is “giving” them the most, and the politicians keep promising more free hand outs to keep voters happy....

Voters are doing their sums to see who is...

The numbers tell a political story
Saviour Balzan

The one thing that favours Labour is that the swing to the PN from the PL is insignificant. Bernard Grech’s trust has not increased and interestingly,...

The one thing that favours Labour is that the swing to the...

Taking our seat
Naomi Cachia

From a country with a political culture stuck in the 1990s, now we need to move in the 21st century, to an age where it doesn’t matter which social class...

From a country with a political culture stuck in the 1990s,...

The unbearable lightness of pandering
Emma Portelli Bonnici

Our politicians should be people of substance, people with a solid track record in the areas of policy that matter to them (and to you)

Our politicians should be people of substance, people with...

Climate change: our common challenge | Dario Vella

This is a collective aim and only together we can achieve these goals. When we...

This is a collective aim and only together we can achieve...

Ukraine’s military is outgunned but can still inflict a great deal of pain on Russian forces
The Conversation

War takes its own course, but the likely and sensible Ukrainian approach will be to trade land for time. They will hope to inflict casualties and draw Russian...

War takes its own course, but the likely and sensible...

The philosophy of love and friendship: a social need | Dominic Garcia

Dr Dominic Garca | A philosophy of love and friendship is undoubtedly a social...

Dr Dominic Garca | A philosophy of love and friendship is...

‘Rejuvenation of the PN’? Looks more like ‘payback time’, to me…
Raphael Vassallo

Try as I might, I just can’t envisage any possible end-game scenario, arising from that premise, that could possibly work out to Bernard Grech’s...

Try as I might, I just can’t envisage any possible...