Comment is free, but facts are sacred
Evarist Bartolo
The same time the media must not fall into the same trap as politicians and divide itself into camps. It should remain focused, vociferous and impartial
A case of conspiracy fatigue
Michael Falzon
Do I see a conspiracy here? Of course not: all that would be correct and above board so long as it was not Malta’s Attorney General making similar statements! 
Malta from a different perspective
Evarist Bartolo

When you live with something you tend to under-appreciate it. It’s a common thing across the world. This is why I think we don’t value enough the...

When you live with something you tend to under-appreciate...

The mother of all direct orders
Michael Falzon

The biggest direct order I can remember was when Mintoff negotiated the purchase of a boiler for the Marsa power station – eventually bought for some...

The biggest direct order I can remember was when Mintoff...

If you ‘shame them’... you can’t ‘beat them’
Raphael Vassallo

The ‘anti-Delia faction’ – for want of a better description...

The ‘anti-Delia faction’ – for want of a...

Let’s call time on partisan ignorance
Saviour Balzan

Nickie may have been characteristically naïve in showing her feelings but she is right in putting her finger on the alarm button

Nickie may have been characteristically naïve in...

Let’s put an end to all political bullying in schools
Josanne Cassar

This begs the question as to whether children should be exposed to political...

This begs the question as to whether children should be...

Nationality is irrelevant when it comes to crime and violence
Josanne Cassar

Dangerously violent men who snap because their girlfriend or wife leaves...

Dangerously violent men who snap because their girlfriend...

Is it possible to have progress without regress?
Josanne Cassar

Changes have brought about a more tolerant, relaxed society where (on the...

Changes have brought about a more tolerant, relaxed society...

Don't mention the a-word
Saviour Balzan

If I had a vote in Ireland I would have voted for the ban on abortion to be repealed from the Constitution. And I would give my reasons why

If I had a vote in Ireland I would have voted for the ban...

Why we’re talking about pride | Sarah Haider

Labour youths are not just reclaiming the labels set upon us, but setting a...

Labour youths are not just reclaiming the labels set upon...

The final straw
Josanne Cassar

Schools are being distributed with milk in small cartons in schools... spoilt by something stupid like adding a single-use straw

Schools are being distributed with milk in small...

For Gaza’s peaceful protesters, power is all about perception | Leonie Fleischmann
The Conversation

Despite the protests’ non-violent origins and goals, events unfolded rather differently. As is common in civil resistance movements, a violent fringe...

Despite the protests’ non-violent origins and goals,...

The key to a prosperous future
Evarist Bartolo

If we enhance an individual’s ability by providing windows of opportunities along the way, we are maximising a person’s potential

If we enhance an individual’s ability by providing...

Playing the underdog card
Frank Psaila

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour government dealt it a heavy blow

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour...

We’re still in time to save Manoel Island
Raphael Vassallo

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to a cultural heritage...

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to...

Trust in the Police needs  to be rebuilt
Josanne Cassar

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact that there is no one out there who can help them: whether it is rambunctious teenagers making a...

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact...

Efimova tweets: Your mother/wife/daughter should be blown up first
Saviour Balzan

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in my immediate family...

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in...

Donald Trump backs out of Iran nuclear deal: now what?
The Conversation

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to build a nuclear...

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to...

Enough is enough
Josanne Cassar

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of authority throughout the country and a blatant disregard of law and order which is making the ordinary...

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of...

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