Individual action won’t achieve 1.5ºC warming – social change is needed, as history shows
The Conversation
“What can we do about climate change” is a tangible taboo we politely talk around; not despite, but precisely because, of the reminders of scale of the problem we...
We need to talk about boundaries, consent and respect
Josanne Cassar
Taking advantage of someone who is completely drunk or stoned is not consent. And if, as a man you see that the woman looks terrified of you, I think that it is a pretty clear...
Teaching: not just a profession and a vocation
Evarist Bartolo

Educators in schools deserve our support and understanding, and parents should...

Educators in schools deserve our support and understanding,...

Individual action won’t achieve 1.5ºC warming – social change is needed, as history shows
The Conversation

“What can we do about climate change” is a tangible taboo we politely talk around; not despite, but precisely because, of the reminders of...

“What can we do about climate change” is a...

We need to talk about boundaries, consent and respect
Josanne Cassar

Taking advantage of someone who is completely drunk or stoned is not consent....

Taking advantage of someone who is completely drunk or...

Death of (another) journalist
Raphael Vassallo

The international press didn’t identify Victoria Marinova as the umpteenth victim of horrific, violent femicide in Europe. Instead, they forcefully...

The international press didn’t identify Victoria...

Will budget indicate long-term planning?
Michael Falzon

The White Paper cannot be a perfect answer to the rental problem but it should be a starting point for the discussion about action by the government

The White Paper cannot be a perfect answer to the rental...

Bashing foreigners, are we? How very Mintoffian...
Matthew Vella

Is today’s PN is ready to back up all its tough anti-foreign talk with...

Is today’s PN is ready to back up all its tough...

National days: A mistimed discussion
Arnold Cassola

With our country’s land, air and seas being continuously raped by greedy developers, opening up a discussion on the national day...

With our country’s land, air and seas being...

Killing her (not so) softly with his rage
Josanne Cassar

Too often we only speak in terms of numbers and statistics, while forgetting...

Too often we only speak in terms of numbers and statistics,...

A stitch out of time
Raphael Vassallo

Now that all the dust has finally settled, ‘Stitching’ can be seen for what it ultimately was all along: a low-key, somewhat Spartan play, focusing...

Now that all the dust has finally settled,...

By doing nothing we can only watch the world go by
Evarist Bartolo

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable...

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people...

The checks and balances myth
Michael Falzon

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the checks and balances in the US constitution work or whether they are just a myth – as they seem...

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the...

Heavy-handed police reaction has boosted environmental cause
Josanne Cassar

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint. Instead what we got was...

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint....

Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two...

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished...

Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics

Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a...

Renée Laiviera | One of the main...

Sweden election: yes, the far right made gains, but we're not falling apart
The Conversation

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics will probably remain defined by its two strongest features: modular and pragmatic.

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics...

It’s not about gender or race. It’s about bad sportsmanship
Josanne Cassar

Naomi Osaka showed dignity and maturity under the unbelievable pressure of...

Naomi Osaka showed dignity and maturity under the...

Maghtab and beyond
Michael Briguglio

Should government want to combat scepticism on its waste management policies, it should be more forthcoming in the provision of information and it should...

Should government want to combat scepticism on its waste...

Why Malta should push for a Maltese EC president
Raphael Vassallo

I can’t realistically imagine any Maltese Commission President steering...

I can’t realistically imagine any Maltese Commission...

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