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
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 hit single of theirs....
What a mise en scène!
Michael Falzon

Is Muscat trying to pre-empt any moves against him that Abela might be reserving for after the election?

Is Muscat trying to pre-empt any moves against him that...

Up, up and away: the Air Malta saga
Josanne Cassar

If it feels like we have been hearing about the demise of Air Malta for years, it is because we have

If it feels like we have been hearing about the demise of...

Does Muscat expect us to look the other way?
Saviour Balzan

Prime Minister Robert Abela has the arduous task of walking a tightrope,...

Prime Minister Robert Abela has the arduous task of walking...

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...

But no matter WHY both Robert and Roberta engaged in this...

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

We need to encourage this evolution in all other key...

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...

Students for choice: we support decriminalisation of abortion in Malta

Given the hundreds of abortions happening in Malta each year, it makes no sense at all for students to become doctors without being properly informed when it...

Given the hundreds of abortions happening in Malta each...

CFS and FM patients: their rights and needs
Alex Agius Saliba

To help patients suffering with CFS and Fibromyalgia, the work must be...

To help patients suffering with CFS and Fibromyalgia, the...

‘Be the change?’ You can start by paying your taxes…
Raphael Vassallo

Where is the ‘change’, anyway? And why should ‘we’ be...

Where is the ‘change’, anyway? And why should...

Things are not always what they seem | Kurt Borg

Our lives are continually bombarded by images and catchphrases meant to...

Our lives are continually bombarded by images and...

‘The environment’ is about more than just ‘trees on roundabouts’, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

And this is why I suspect that no serious environmentalist could possibly have been consulted, in the drawing up of these proposals

And this is why I suspect that no serious environmentalist...

Upsetting the rental market... again
Michael Falzon

Upsetting once again the rental market by new forms of discriminatory government interference is a disservice Schembri – who holds university degrees in...

Upsetting once again the rental market by new forms of...

How is the removal of all that is historic ‘embellishment’?
Josanne Cassar

Every time I read that dreaded word ‘embellishment’ it is like a...

Every time I read that dreaded word...

The polls show the PN needs vision
Saviour Balzan

The Nationalist Party has to offer a vision, some form of hope, and an agenda that gives floating voters and also former voters that moved into Labour, a good...

The Nationalist Party has to offer a vision, some form of...

‘Can’t do shit about it’ is not exactly an answer, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

So what, if Local Plans drawn up 20 years ago identified only ‘Wied...

So what, if Local Plans drawn up 20 years ago identified...

We cannot abandon the people  of Afghanistan
Cyrus Engerer

We must be prepared for this, as we cannot have a repeat of the 2015 Syrian...

We must be prepared for this, as we cannot have a repeat of...

Grech’s divided Opposition: a tale of failed leadership | Ramona Attard

Bernard Grech clearly cannot offer a solution to the PN woes as his leadership was supported by one of these factions contributing to the fragmentation of the...

Bernard Grech clearly cannot offer a solution to the PN...

Abortion is a fact of life in modern Malta
Isabel Stabile

The presence of complete DNA and a beating heart are far less important than...

The presence of complete DNA and a beating heart are far...