Red Alert! Citizen protesting! I repeat, citizen protesting…!
Raphael Vassallo
No local ironic ‘situation’ can possibly be considered complete, if doesn’t have an input from at least one (usually both) of the two political parties
University has a lot to learn
Above all, Malta needs critical voices: people who can dissect power and speak to it without fear or favour. If the University of Malta is not capable of providing this necessary...
MaltaToday cartoon: 25 September, 2019

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Revisiting the IIP

Certainly, it would be a mistake to return to the uncompromising attitudes of yesteryear: whereby ‘Maltese citizenship’ was considered a...

Certainly, it would be a mistake to return to the...

A new year, a new page
Evarist Bartolo

It is our duty, as parents, educators and policy-makers to continue working towards the betterment of the educational experience and provide more...

It is our duty, as parents, educators and policy-makers to...

Protecting the European way of life
Michael Falzon

This job is no intangible airy fairy responsibility: the post includes responsibility for policy areas such as migration, security, employment and education

This job is no intangible airy fairy responsibility: the...

‘Mistake’ or otherwise, Malta voted for a debate on cannabis legislation
Raphael Vassallo

More than two years have now elapsed since that promise and still not a whisper about any corresponding change to Malta’s drug laws. I don’t know...

More than two years have now elapsed since that promise and...

The wrong fight on good governance
Saviour Balzan

If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it would have been the PN headquarters, where a motley crowd consisting mainly of MPs and staff...

If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it...

Life on the high seas | Clint Camilleri

The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or up to twenty-five miles from shore, the AFM can and does intervene effectively but beyond that,...

The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or...

Climate change cannot be fought with empty words
You can tell summer is almost over when...
Josanne Cassar

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for many it signals no...

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for...

‘Equality’ is one thing Malta never got from the EU
Raphael Vassallo

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

Muscat must end the uncertainty he started

Both the Labour Party and the country needs a clear leadership succession...

Both the Labour Party and the country needs a clear...

Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...

Why not a ‘Commissioner for Funny Walks’ while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

And people are surprised that others might be having second thoughts about...

And people are surprised that others might be having second...

Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe...

The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode...

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been...

Protests are about more than numbers

Last Saturday’s protest may well make the government more sensitive to the creeping perception that it is in cahoots with big developers

Last Saturday’s protest may well make the government...

Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...