‘Successful women are all sluts.’ Discuss...
Raphael Vassallo
Why is it suddenly such a big deal for a local political party – or, indeed, a local anybody or anything – to resort to insults of the basest, most misogynistic...
National reconciliation, anyone?
Michael Falzon
Blaming the voters is one thing a political party should never do. Calling them insulting names is even worse
When you resort to name-calling, you’ve already lost the argument
Josanne Cassar

The unacceptable comments made lately have also made me realise, not for the...

The unacceptable comments made lately have also made me...

Why IVF matters... even to the ‘justice’ crusade
Raphael Vassallo

An Opposition party that threatens to repeal aspects of important,...

An Opposition party that threatens to repeal aspects of...

Prosperity, but not for all

Economic growth is creating jobs and generating wealth; but it also fuels a construction boom that has led to higher property and (especially) rental prices

Economic growth is creating jobs and generating wealth; but...

Laying the cards on the table

Prof Andrew Azzopardi says that the changes proposed to the Embryo Protection Act dilute the focus on the dignity and protection of the human embryo and they...

Prof Andrew Azzopardi says that the changes proposed to the...

The disappearance of Labour’s ‘moral minority’
James Debono

Joseph Muscat made Malta a happier place for minorities but has Labour become...

Joseph Muscat made Malta a happier place for minorities but...

But it’s not ‘your Malta’, is it?
Raphael Vassallo

I feel a lot of sympathy for poor old Nas: who came here all smiles and enthusiasm for what he took to be an undiscovered island paradise...

I feel a lot of sympathy for poor old Nas: who came here...

The battle of the Little Bighorn
Saviour Balzan

If that referendum on EU accession had happened today, I’d only vote if someone pointed a gun at my temple

If that referendum on EU accession had happened today,...

The PN’s problem is its lack of consistency
Josanne Cassar

It is glaringly obvious that the PN has been split into two camps: those...

It is glaringly obvious that the PN has been split into two...

Out with the truth, and with the lies

The truth or otherwise of a situation cannot be ascertained by the number of people who attend a mass-meeting. This charade has gone on long enough: the only...

The truth or otherwise of a situation cannot be ascertained...

Crime, poverty, recidivism and restorative justice | Joseph Borg

Studies in family research confirm that crime tends to be concentrated in...

Studies in family research confirm that crime tends to be...

Our relationship with politics: it’s complicated
Josanne Cassar

There may be many who are happy to be led by the nose, but the number of those...

There may be many who are happy to be led by the nose, but...

Good question. Now try and answer it
Raphael Vassallo

In any case: it seems we are left with quite a few possible answers to the question posed by civil society NGOs this week. Strange, though, that no one else is...

In any case: it seems we are left with quite a few possible...

‘Eerie silence’ is not an answer

Muscat must be seen to be fighting to clear Malta’s name on the international circuit. This is simply not happening, and the country needs to be told why

Muscat must be seen to be fighting to clear Malta’s...

Jobs are not an issue, but salaries are
Frank Psaila

Needed: new economic sectors, which pay well

Needed: new economic sectors, which pay well

Giving them a fighting chance
Evarist Bartolo

The NSO statistics show that one in 20 children are still living in a state of severe material deprivation. 16% of those questioned say they would not be able...

The NSO statistics show that one in 20 children are still...

What was that, my Lord?
Michael Falzon

Rather than drawing a new line and taking a lead in European affairs after they joined the bloc, the British stuck to their nostalgic dream of reliving the past

Rather than drawing a new line and taking a lead in...

Shocked, are we? Too bad...
Raphael Vassallo

The same people who demand ‘justice’ are perfectly content to cling to almost any hypothesis simply because it conforms to their own suspicions

The same people who demand ‘justice’ are...

The narrative played out
Saviour Balzan

Had the events that unfolded two years ago had led to the necessary resignations, today we would be discussing the matter in a very different manner

Had the events that unfolded two years ago had led to the...

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