Gender equality in climate change
Renee Laiviera
The importance of tackling climate change has been distinctly recognised by young people. In fact, the role of young women has been remarkable in leading the push for change
Archbishop’s corruption salvo
Michael Falzon
Unfortunately for the Archbishop, there are also stories of maladministration and corruption even in the Maltese Curia’s own administrative structures; let alone in the...
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...

‘These words will cost ten thousand [votes] this day…’
Raphael Vassallo

Now: do I really need to remind the audience, that the ‘great...

Now: do I really need to remind the audience, that the...

Record-breaking results on waste in two years of reform
Aaron Farrugia

The achievements of the hard work undertaken in the last two years are evidence...

The achievements of the hard work undertaken in the last...

Whose side is Robert Abela on, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

On the contrary: for the past 18 years, the PN has been consistently asking for our vote… simply because ‘it exists’ (and, of course,...

On the contrary: for the past 18 years, the PN has been...

Robert’s surreal administration
Michael Falzon

Meanwhile expect different messages from the Labour Party – a message to appease the ‘Muscat can do no wrong’ supporters and a message to...

Meanwhile expect different messages from the Labour Party...

A victory for women’s autonomy
Isabel Stabile

Isabel Stabile | When deciding to deny patients access to medicines to which they have a right, pharmacists should state the scientific rationale on which they...

Isabel Stabile | When deciding to deny patients access to...

That’s not very sporting of you, Minister Fearne
Josanne Cassar

Josanne Cassar | The fact that throughout these two years, sports has not...

Josanne Cassar | The fact that throughout these two...

The best of both worlds? | Alex Muscat

Those that move on to other territories will become ambassadors for Malta, encouraging others to live here or do business here

Those that move on to other territories will become...

Upstanding citizens following the rules
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan | Next time the government comes out with a call for voluntary vaccination in the midst of another serious medical crisis, they should not...

Saviour Balzan | Next time the government comes out with a...

How many more women will it take?
Angele Deguara

Women are unsafe in the park; they are unsafe in the streets; they are unsafe in their own homes. Where, if anywhere, are women safe?

Women are unsafe in the park; they are unsafe in the...

‘Snow White and the Seven Shapeless, Formless, Nameless and Utterly Inoffensive Little… Things’
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in this moment of my ordeal… but… by Toutatis, that must be the single, goddamned STUPIDEST...

Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in...

Breaking the wheel: unlocking the secrecy of party financing is crucial
Robert Louis Fenech

Political parties raise millions on television marathons. Mass meetings are held with concert-grade sound systems and stages. But do we know where the money...

Political parties raise millions on television marathons....

‘The Transfiguration of Roberta Metsola’
Raphael Vassallo

Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and altogether more savage, too)...

Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and...