‘Tis the season to be abnormal…
Raphael Vassallo
Over the years, we have all simply accepted a whole variety of political realities that would be considered bizarre – if not downright unacceptable – in any other...
An opportunity to strengthen rule of law
Ultimately, the rule of law exists to guarantee protection for ordinary citizens against abuse of power by the State… and recent events have clearly shown that the...
That social media bubble again...
Raphael Vassallo

What interests me more right now are the precise mechanics of how a minority seems to have somehow convinced itself that it had turned the tables on the...

What interests me more right now are the precise mechanics...

And then he came tumbling down
Saviour Balzan

Not all the media treated Labour and the Muscats unfairly; more importantly, Michelle Muscat’s real concern should have been the overly close fraternal...

Not all the media treated Labour and the Muscats unfairly;...

Keith Schembri must be investigated for obstruction of justice
Matthew Vella

That Schembri would continue to evade even any judicial consequences for his...

That Schembri would continue to evade even any judicial...

Is NATO still relevant? Only if it comes into the 21st century
Matthew Bugeja

NATO is still relevant, but only if it redefines itself for 21st century...

NATO is still relevant, but only if it redefines itself for...

Perceptions, urban myths and public sympathy
Josanne Cassar

In the weird chaotic atmosphere we have been experiencing, passions are running...

In the weird chaotic atmosphere we have been experiencing,...

Easier to throw eggs than to run a country
Raphael Vassallo

Makes you wonder what these people really want, at the end of the day. So far,...

Makes you wonder what these people really want, at the end...

Corruption, not protests, has destabilised the country

The right to protest may be sacrosanct; but to bring about the necessary...

The right to protest may be sacrosanct; but to bring about...

Should we boycott Christmas, too?
Raphael Vassallo

All this, at a time when there appears to be no viable Opposition, either. So if certain extremists (and I do not use that word lightly) get their way, we...

All this, at a time when there appears to be no viable...

The fear of losing power
Michael Falzon

Whether the Prime Minister was conscious of what was going on in the office he headed or not, Joseph Muscat is in a fix. He is – at least – either...

Whether the Prime Minister was conscious of what was going...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s video blog | If we had a solid Opposition, they would be calling for a general election
Saviour Balzan

Everything the Labour Party and Joseph Muscat represented in 2017 has been dismantled after the recent revelations

Everything the Labour Party and Joseph Muscat...

Holding up a mirror to Maltese society
Josanne Cassar

“Il-Ministru” is the key to their no-stress life and a guaranteed income, which explains the deference, the kowtowing, and the nauseating reverence...

“Il-Ministru” is the key to their no-stress...

On Joseph and Adrian
Saviour Balzan

The Nationalist MPs may need to remove Delia and put someone who brings together the factions and the middle-of-the-road voters to win and offer an alternative...

The Nationalist MPs may need to remove Delia and put...

How much will Joseph Muscat take down with him?
Matthew Vella

MaltaToday supports the national protest in Valletta. Because this newspaper...

MaltaToday supports the national protest in Valletta....

Never make anyone your 'god'
Josanne Cassar

It is natural to run through a gamut of overwhelming, conflicting emotions when we learn that someone we thought we could trust and whom we may have looked up...

It is natural to run through a gamut of overwhelming,...

Schroedinger’s sniffer dog
Raphael Vassallo

While there appears to be no way to control the proliferation of fake news on the social media, it is actually part of the mainstream media’s job to at...

While there appears to be no way to control the...

Delaying resignation will increase confusion

Unless Joseph Muscat resigns – and resigns now – chaos will...

Unless Joseph Muscat resigns – and resigns now...

[WATCH] ‘There has been an attempt to obstruct justice. Muscat must resign’
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: It is clear that there has been an attempt of obstruction of justice. The prime minister must resign

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: It is clear that there...

Zero-sum politics got us here, in our bare-minimum democracy
Ralph Cassar

At the end of the day a system based on two is the bare minimum in a democracy....

At the end of the day a system based on two is the bare...