The PN’s malaise? Let’s go back to when Fenech Adami stepped down
Michael Falzon
The era of switchers is over: the number of those who switched from supporting PN to Labour has not increased. It has been replaced by the phenomenon of PN supporters...
Death threats are a serious matter
Raphael Vassallo
The realisation that there are still people out there who would use that murder to actively intimidate others… even if the intention was not to carry out the threat. makes...
The PN truly needs a ‘New Way’

It would be futile to deny, however, that the problems facing the PN go far beyond its leadership issues, or even this result in itself

It would be futile to deny, however, that the problems...

A shot in the dark
Michael Falzon

Inivting a black Maltese girl of African origin to address a political rally was a blatant example of tokenism and not a genuine effort in favour of integration

Inivting a black Maltese girl of African origin to address...

Political battles are not won by throwing milkshake
Raphael Vassallo

Given a choice between the politician trying to campaign, and the hoodlums...

Given a choice between the politician trying to campaign,...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's videoblog: Adrian Delia's future and that of third parties
Saviour Balzan

After the European election result, it's time for some soul searching

After the European election result, it's time for some...

They shoot cats, don’t they?
Josanne Cassar

“The description of how that fateful night unfolded reminded me of some violent video game, or else the type of drive-by shootings (unfortunately) common...

“The description of how that fateful night unfolded...

If the surveys are proved correct
Saviour Balzan

If MaltaToday’s surveys are proven correct, we are looking at a 44,000-vote difference between Joseph Muscat’s party and Adrian Delia. If that does...

If MaltaToday’s surveys are proven correct, we are...

Reflections of a progressive on the eve of the European Parliament election
James Debono

Cracking the whip on the government in a mid-term test has been shackled by the Opposition's reactionary attitude on issues like abortion and foreign...

Cracking the whip on the government in a mid-term test has...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: A look back at an election campaign that left people unexcited
Saviour Balzan

An election in which the size of defeat will determine the Nationalist Party's future

An election in which the size of defeat will determine the...

The tune has now changed to 'if you don’t like it leave'
Josanne Cassar

Apparently, you are not 'allowed' to say that Malta is no longer as...

Apparently, you are not 'allowed' to say that Malta...

How to abort a political party, five days before an election
Raphael Vassallo

I suppose, with only four days to go before a European election, it’s a...

I suppose, with only four days to go before a European...

Words must be translated into policies

Nonetheless, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s speech, though late in the day, set the right tone for a meaningful debate to take place. But our collective...

Nonetheless, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s speech,...

What are they going to promise us next? Immortality?
Raphael Vassallo

A fair percentage of all the people I have ever known, and who are now dead,...

A fair percentage of all the people I have ever known, and...

Tax harmonisation: An early silly season
Michael Falzon

No Maltese MEP would vote for an EU-wide tax harmonisation in order to follow the group he or she belongs to. Maltese MEPs of whatever party have enough sense...

No Maltese MEP would vote for an EU-wide tax harmonisation...

I know! Let’s throw a bone to the environmentalists
Josanne Cassar

‘Open spaces’ is the latest buzzword in the greenwash policy

‘Open spaces’ is the latest buzzword in the...

The Maltese far right is a danger for all to see
Saviour Balzan

Lowell is a Nazi apologist who has called the Holocaust the ‘holy...

Lowell is a Nazi apologist who has called the Holocaust the...

Malta’s far-right festers in the wounds of society’s growing inequality: we must fight with peace, unity and tolerance
Matthew Vella

The indignation of the Prime Minister was necessary, but he also presides over the economic formula that has now crafted a competition that...

The indignation of the Prime Minister was necessary, but...

‘Putting children at risk’

One must also point out that the State – which has a Constitutional obligation to provide free education in Malta – is duty-bound to ascertain that...

One must also point out that the State – which has a...

An election campaign gripped by an identity crisis
Josanne Cassar

The candidates should be telling us what makes them the most suitable people to...

The candidates should be telling us what makes them the...