The numbers speak for themselves
Evarist Bartolo
The numbers are simply overwhelming and they put an even greater responsibility on myself, my colleagues and the rest of government to make sure these huge resources at our...
Did you say 'deal' on migration? ... or was it 'meal'?
Raphael Vassallo
Yet we still blame asylum seekers – and only asylum seekers – for a crisis brought on directly by the incompetence, nonchalance, and sheer...
The Archbishop’s gambit
Michael Falzon

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no doubt that Archbishop Scicluna is one of a kind – the right kind, of course

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no...

Why I think the Archbishop’s gesture matters...
Raphael Vassallo

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are intrinsically evil; even...

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are...

Charity marred by uncharitable behaviour
Josanne Cassar

We are reading more and more about people who do not have much; who are living hand to mouth, just about making ends meet between their rent/mortgage, daily...

We are reading more and more about people who do not have...

Does it all go away with just a sorry?
Saviour Balzan

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly commendable, but does it erase any of that anger for the Church’s actions in the 1960s?

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly...

History didn’t end with the fall of the Berlin Wall – but only now is the new battleground clear
The Conversation

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, we can see a new battleground for alternative visions of the future being laid. 1989 should be seen...

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell,...

I am a Maltese woman and I’m married to a black man | Lara Bezzina

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina feared for her...

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina...

How did we all get it so… wrong?
Raphael Vassallo

Whose fault is that, really? The voters who no longer identify with their previous political party of choice? Or the party itself: which failed to live up to...

Whose fault is that, really? The voters who no longer...

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...

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...