Continuity is not an option
Both Chris Fearne and Robert Abela must sufficiently distance themselves from what they now both recognise to be the ‘mistakes’ of the Muscat government
Qasem Soleimani air strike: why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy
The Conversation
This latest operation further undermines international and US domestic norms against assassination is certain to set more dangerous international precedents for targeted killings
Beware of ‘friends’ bearing gifts: regulating trading in influence

Muscat himself has now underscored the danger, by claiming to being ‘blackmailed’. That is the whole point of the matter: it was his own decision...

Muscat himself has now underscored the danger, by claiming...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | The Prime Minister’s me ne frego
Saviour Balzan

Looking back at 2019 throws up various events and circumstances that are worth discussing but everything pales into insignificance when compared to the...

Looking back at 2019 throws up various events and...

Funny that: 20 years of the MaltaToday cartoon, in book format

Publication celebrates work of Mikiel Galea and Mark Scicluna for...

Publication celebrates work of Mikiel Galea and Mark...

100 years and counting:  The Malta Union of Teachers
Marco Bonnici

Despite its heavy influence in education, MUT had also influenced other sectors...

Despite its heavy influence in education, MUT had also...

Seek and ye shall find...
Raphael Vassallo

See? Lost things sometimes have a way of finding themselves when you least expect it. So take heart, Keith. Do not despair. Just remember the advice of a wise...

See? Lost things sometimes have a way of finding themselves...

Malta needs a truth commission
Michael Falzon

Moral injury results when a person experiences a sense of betrayal, humiliation, frustration, anger and shame as a result of people of trust failing to do the...

Moral injury results when a person experiences a sense of...

All I want for Christmas is...  no more spin
Josanne Cassar

At one point, self-preservation will kick in and more people who have...

At one point, self-preservation will kick in and more...

What’s next in the Egrant and Macbridge mystery?
Saviour Balzan

The perception seems to be that the police are treating Schembri with kid...

The perception seems to be that the police are treating...

A breakdown of national trust

Ultimately, the Egrant inquiry should serve both as a cautionary tale against running wild with allegations before having all the facts at hand; but also as a...

Ultimately, the Egrant inquiry should serve both as a...

How Labour failed to connect with the British working class
The Conversation

Eric Shaw • Deluding others is wrong; deluding yourself is fatal....

Eric Shaw • Deluding others is wrong; deluding...

First we want foreign workers, then we deport their children
Josanne Cassar

Don’t lure TCNs here with false promises, allowing them to build a new...

Don’t lure TCNs here with false promises, allowing...

‘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...

Over the years, we have all simply accepted a whole variety...

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...

Ultimately, the rule of law exists to guarantee protection...

Labour at a crossroads
Evarist Bartolo

In these difficult times we must strive for reason against passion and hatred; for patriotism rather than partisanship, and above all work together for the...

In these difficult times we must strive for reason against...

Will Labour come clean? It surely cannot have it both ways
Michael Falzon

So long as Muscat clings to his position as Prime Minister, the cleaning up...

So long as Muscat clings to his position as Prime Minister,...

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...