The dodo of Maltese politics
Saviour Balzan
Delia refuses to go but his days are numbered. It is a matter of time until he is abandoned even by those who tag along with him
We’ll continue the reforms that make our society better | Edward Zammit Lewis
Many competent individuals, especially the younger generation, would be willing to enter the political scene because they strongly believe that they can make a difference for the...
Conscientious objection would nullify the protection of the Equality Law

Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish Inquisition of old, take action against someone who espouses even publicly ideas that go against its ethos?

Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish...

Faith schools need not lose their ethos, but teachers must be employed on competence

Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop discrimination, not encourage it

Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop...

It’s just too easy to blame it all on immigrants...
Raphael Vassallo

Who, then, is to blame for the spectacular materialisation of this very...

Who, then, is to blame for the spectacular materialisation...

A Constitution for all
Ralph Cassar

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system, could have kickstarted a process of deep reform; instead it seems that they have chosen piecemeal...

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system,...

Migration, COVID-19 and the Prime Minister’s shameless TV appearance
Kurt Sansone

After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, Robert Abela spoke on One TV. Kurt Sansone takes the Prime Minister to task on his misguided...

After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases,...

'One of us'
Michael Falzon

In my book, their actions eclipse by far Adrian Delia’s shortcomings as party leader. If there is anyone who thinks that Adrian Delia’s time as PN...

In my book, their actions eclipse by far Adrian...

The birth of MaltaToday
Saviour Balzan

A newspaper of impact that will continue to play its important part in Maltese life

A newspaper of impact that will continue to play its...

Malta Tomorrow
Roger De Giorgio

Director Roger De Giorgio on MaltaToday’s challenge to secure journalistic integrity and financial independence

Director Roger De Giorgio on MaltaToday’s...

The only way forward is to remove Schembri and Mizzi now
Josanne Cassar

This week, with the very real possibility that those in the seat of power have...

This week, with the very real possibility that those in the...

‘This is what you’ll get, if you mess with us…’
Raphael Vassallo

Call me a naïve optimist, but I still believe there is time to roll back...

Call me a naïve optimist, but I still believe there is...

The next wave of innovation will not be about phones
Evarist Bartolo

I do hope that real innovation in areas such as education is more focused on...

I do hope that real innovation in areas such as education...

This is your legal system on drugs...
Raphael Vassallo

Amazing, isn’t it? By simply inserting the word ‘medical’ before any drug of one’s choice, one also automatically alters the chemical...

Amazing, isn’t it? By simply inserting the word...

Caesar's pal
Michael Falzon

Criminal law follows scrupulously the assumption that everybody is innocent until proven guilty. This is an important legal precept, but it holds no water in...

Criminal law follows scrupulously the assumption that...

If only we knew
Saviour Balzan

In the Labour milieu, people are talking of a government that needs to act fast and of a strong Joseph Muscat who is simply not there

In the Labour milieu, people are talking of a government...

Complacency in a comfortable age
Josanne Cassar

Meanwhile, the populace can only stand by and watch as towns and villages are irreversibly destroyed in the name of progress, much like the residents of Venice...

Meanwhile, the populace can only stand by and watch as...

Grants for animal adoptions: Doling out cheques is only a stop-gap measure
Josanne Cassar

Money can solve certain problems it’s true, but when one is not addressing the root cause, then it is merely a temporary stop-gap measure

Money can solve certain problems it’s true, but when...

Labour’s only Opposition  comes from… Labour
Raphael Vassallo

Civil society is powerless to bring about change without access to the...

Civil society is powerless to bring about change without...

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...