Complacency is not an option
Higher property prices mean that entrants into the home ownership market – mostly young couples – will find it much harder to buy, especially at a time when banks have...
Happy St Patrick’s Day… in St Julian’s!
Raphael Vassallo
By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited belfries would be enough to service the entire country: and OK, throw in another two to keep Mintoff’s ghost quiet
Humanity’s inevitable fate

We thirst for the altruism of the young, and the inter-generational justice that must be delivered for the mess that we and those before us have made of...

We thirst for the altruism of the young, and the...

The terror of climate change is transforming young people's identity
The Conversation

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to recognise the necessity of...

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to...

Climate change: a climate scientist answers questions from teenagers
The Conversation

“How long is the planet going to last? I heard it was 12...

“How long is the planet going to last? I heard it was...

[WATCH] Ronnie Pellegrini did not deserve a keyboard lynching
Saviour Balzan

Ronnie Pellegrini may have been Lorry Sant’s man, but he did not deserve...

Ronnie Pellegrini may have been Lorry Sant’s man, but...

MaltaToday Cartoon: 13 March 2019

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Groomed to perfection
Josanne Cassar

It is always difficult to see icons which you would have once admired being shown in an unflattering light - the same happened to many of us when Bill Cosby...

It is always difficult to see icons which you would have...

In defence of long-term planning

In reality, however, over the past six years of economic growth we have seen little sign of this: especially in the planning sector, where the emphasis has...

In reality, however, over the past six years of economic...

The ex-ministers’ club
Raphael Vassallo

If you view it only as a glorified ‘ex-Ministers’ club’… well, you can’t expect the rest of us to be enthusiastic about...

If you view it only as a glorified...

Malta faces challenge of an overflow of jobs and high growth
Evarist Bartolo

Success breeds a new set of challenges, but they are challenges that with a...

Success breeds a new set of challenges, but they are...

The cows that don’t laugh
Raphael Vassallo

Fortunately, however, by now I am old enough to understand that things are rarely what they ‘seem to be’. All too often, they turn out to be a good...

Fortunately, however, by now I am old enough to understand...

The new President
Michael Falzon

Thankfully, the country has been saved the useless bickering and ridiculous arguments that would have done more harm to the Opposition than to the President

Thankfully, the country has been saved the useless...

MaltaToday Cartoon: 10 March 2019

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

From abortion to tunnel vision
Saviour Balzan

It will not be easy – the arguments against abortion are not all wrong and many arguments have the support of young mothers, families and grounded people

It will not be easy – the arguments against abortion...

For more women in public life, someone else has to run the household
Josanne Cassar

No amount of quotas will push a woman into the public sphere if the stress of...

No amount of quotas will push a woman into the public...

Women still unequal on their day

Measures that disrupt and short-circuit structures of equality are indeed necessary, but they must also start deep inside the culture of politics

Measures that disrupt and short-circuit structures of...

Women have been written out of power – time is ripe for a new language of equality
The Conversation

It is not easy to change culturally conditioned ways of behaving and thinking, but the continued perpetuation and reinforcement of cultural and social...

It is not easy to change culturally conditioned ways of...

Trump was wrong about North Korea as summit falters in Vietnam
Matthew Bugeja

Trump has long gambled that Pyongyang could be enticed to put economic benefits...

Trump has long gambled that Pyongyang could be enticed to...

MFSA rebranding: new wine in old wineskins | PKF Malta
George M. Mangion

One welcomes the latest International Monetary Fund report which has been...

One welcomes the latest International Monetary Fund report...