Naïve? Joe Giglio? Not quite…
Raphael Vassallo
By taking such clear, unequivocal aim at the very source of all this ‘Evangelical Trust’, Joe Giglio has also forced the Nationalist Party – and arguably those...
Panic, horror and chaos: what went wrong at the Champions League final | Daniel Silverstone, Jan Ludvigsen
The Conversation
Rarely are fans solely to blame when things go wrong – yet that has been the dominant discourse in this case: first blaming fans’ 'late arrival', then...
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...

Islands of small differences
Evarist Bartolo

In the survey ‘Maltin fid-dinja’, only 6% say that neutrality is not important at all. 10 times as much, 63% say it is very important for our...

In the survey ‘Maltin fid-dinja’, only 6% say...

No, it is not ‘in the national interest’ (in fact, it’s not even in Robert Abela’s)
Raphael Vassallo

The present level of election uncertainty, a major concern among Maltese businesses, will not only be unnecessarily prolonged for anywhere up to eight or...

The present level of election uncertainty, a major...

Hands off the editor!
Karl Schembri

Leave an empty front chair for Victor, with his name printed and taped, in every press conference you go to, until he is reinstated. And hound Robert Abela and...

Leave an empty front chair for Victor, with his name...

Misinformation on emergency contraception
Isabel Stabile

Life Network persists in publishing factually incorrect information about...

Life Network persists in publishing factually incorrect...

‘God is on the PN’s side?’ That explains a heck of a lot…
Raphael Vassallo

And if that same old, tired ‘Alla Magħna!’ tune has now clearly...

And if that same old, tired ‘Alla Magħna!’...

The quest for democracy
Michael Falzon

Choosing an election date beyond the end of March will create a situation where Labour’s lead will continue to erode and any comparison between...

Choosing an election date beyond the end of March will...

What is the tax man doing in Sin City?
Saviour Balzan

Hearing the NGOs baying for blood now? They would be right this time around - Malta’s dismal track record on accountability and ethics in public...

Hearing the NGOs baying for blood now? They would be right...

In matters of the heart, women cannot always claim to be the victims
Josanne Cassar

It is so easy to fake a life, just ask Shimon Hayut (a.k.a Simon Leviev), born...

It is so easy to fake a life, just ask Shimon Hayut (a.k.a...

Women in science: taking girls into STEM
Renee Laiviera

Renee Laiviera | More needs to be done to encourage more girls to study science and become the next generation of female scientists

Renee Laiviera | More needs to be done to encourage more...

Robert Abela may have more to lose than Bernard Grech…
Raphael Vassallo

Suddenly, then, it appears as though Robert Abela may actually have a lot more...

Suddenly, then, it appears as though Robert Abela may...

Dembska murder: a perfect storm created by our male-dominated society
Andrew Azzopardi

Instead of taking a self-justifying position, men should focus more on becoming...

Instead of taking a self-justifying position, men should...

‘Welcome to Tropico… I mean, Malta…’
Raphael Vassallo

At which point, the question does have to be asked: who is really...

At which point, the question does have to be asked: who is...