The Malta Independent 22 January 2021, Friday

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Housing – Humans, not stones

Monday, 18 January 2021, 07:28 Last update: about 4 days ago Ivan Bartolo

When we talk about social housing, we are not talking about stone, but about humans. Those people whose lives are a constant challenge, with many ups and downs and sometimes bumps. Undoubtedly,...

Unlocking a better year

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 08:57 Last update: about 6 days ago Josianne Cutajar

Looking ahead is where our focus should be. The past year has been what it has been, with some circumstances bringing to light the need to be more prepared, and the need to help out certain sectors....

An economic vision beyond the pandemic

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 08:53 Last update: about 6 days ago Silvio Schembri

That nothing will ever be the same again is by now a given. However, with the appropriate actions and decisions, the current situation can only improve. Undoubtedly, the pandemic has changed the...

Giving people the right to think

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 08:52 Last update: about 6 days ago

The campaign being led by LovinMalta against party-owned media is a ray of hope in a troubled political landscape. Today, Malta is the exception when it comes to a situation where political parties...

Misogyny … erm, what?

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 08:48 Last update: about 6 days ago

Lookups for misogyny spiked 10,042% over the hourly average on 2 May 2017, after Christiane Amanpour’s question to Hillary Clinton during an interview: Why do you think you lost the majority of...

Prostitution harms the most vulnerable

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 08:47 Last update: about 6 days ago

The political debate over prostitution can never lose sight of the women and girls exploited in the sex industry.  The government is in the midst of drafting laws that would legalise, as they...

Gender quotas: A power-sharing dream? Or an insult to women?

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 08:38 Last update: about 6 days ago Rebekah Cilia

Why would a woman want to enter politics? Because it would be an ‘easy ride’ to Parliament should the gender mechanism quota kick in? I speak from experience, as a female general election...

Opinion: Bars have been made scapegoats

Saturday, 16 January 2021, 09:49 Last update: about 6 days ago

As the owner of a small catering establishment, this year has been tougher than most for all the obvious reasons. The Pub, a business I have had for just over six years now, was forced to shut...

Today’s leaders

Saturday, 16 January 2021, 07:59 Last update: about 6 days ago

Youth is the period in life where one has outgrown childhood and is developing and entering adulthood. It is also the definition of being young and free. Youth is that part in life when most of...

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