Brave new technological world
Much of what was once considered ‘science fiction’ is, in fact, now becoming reality. Artificial intelligence has already crept into the mainstream by way of computer...
Pembroke: Not for sale
Michael Briguglio
I have written to the European Commission and Malta’s State Aid Monitoring Board and the Competition and Consumers’ Affairs Authority to examine whether...
Regulating the rental market
Michael Falzon

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it lacks any indication of what penalties are involved when landlords or tenants ignore the rules, like,...

The most glaring absence in the White Paper is that it...

A poll about murder... maybe they’re onto something
Raphael Vassallo

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government, while 22.2% –...

How can 94.4% of PN voters believe it was the government,...

Politicians behaving badly
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer cares about expecting high standards from its elected representatives

It seems to me that the majority of the public no longer...

The recklessness of the chatty and unprofessional foreign press
Saviour Balzan

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to dig deeper should be...

"And it is here that the foreign press that wants to...

Society does not exist to boost private profitability

The Malta Employers Association has proposed that "any package...

The Malta Employers Association has proposed that...

Mandatory waste separation in Malta? About time
Josanne Cassar

We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s waste collection system...

We simply do not appreciate how well Malta’s...

What’s whores for Cardona is cocaine for Casa…
Raphael Vassallo

The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same way in both scenarios:...

The burden of proof is supposed to work exactly the same...

Assassination of Caruana Galizia: a scar on the national conscience

History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana Galizia and her...

History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana...

Successful inclusivity is different from inclusivity
Evarist Bartolo

In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a mainstream classroom...

In Malta, we have the wrong idea that if a child is in a...

Beware the socially toxic proposals of ‘Malta’s employers’
Ralph Cassar

The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget...

The Malta Employers Association’s anti-people Budget...

New trends in the labour market
Michael Falzon

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig economy refers to a growing range of workers who don’t have typical stable employment but work...

Like a musician who goes from one gig to the next, the gig...

‘I believe I can fly...’
Raphael Vassallo

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin with; and with evidence still lacking after the inquiry, it would take a heck of a lot more than...

It was lack of evidence that made me sceptical to begin...

John Suda is a sexual  predator, not a viral meme
Pia Micallef

What those with the privilege not to fully understand sexual assault do not...

What those with the privilege not to fully understand...

The murder that changed our lives
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the divisive politics and the heated accusations, the murder of Daphne changed the life of those who work in this field. It’s a different world...

Beyond the divisive politics and the heated accusations,...

Losing the popular fight

MaltaToday Editorial | There is a reason why the moralistic anticorruption fight has failed to achieve any proper result or institutional concessions

MaltaToday Editorial | There is a reason why the...

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...