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 optimism and shameless...
'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 leader was just a...
Plastic bottle recycling: a significant culture change
Aaron Farrugia

On all levels, the introduction of this scheme stands as a testament to our...

On all levels, the introduction of this scheme stands as a...

'Never tell me the odds'...
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, it is not exactly an easy outcome to accurately predict – there are, after all, major ‘cost-benefit’ considerations either way...

Once again, it is not exactly an easy outcome to accurately...

No use hiding information, because it will come out anyway
Josanne Cassar

It is only if health authorities are immediately upfront about how the virus is...

It is only if health authorities are immediately upfront...

Boris concocts a sour borscht
Michael Falzon

The Internal Markets Bill is still a hotch-potch solution that does not rule out the possibility of the UK becoming a rogue state

The Internal Markets Bill is still a hotch-potch solution...

A free press? Time to talk about media financing
Ralph Cassar

There is no one ‘truth’. Party TV stations should go. Public...

There is no one ‘truth’. Party TV stations...

Drawing clear lines for equality | Charles Pace

While government selects many public servants on the basis of personal trust,...

While government selects many public servants on the basis...

Traffic: back to square one
Michael Falzon

One can scientifically and safely predict that road widening projects will not solve Malta’s traffic problems – or be the cure for the Maltese...

One can scientifically and safely predict that road...

There is such a thing as ‘foresight’, too…
Raphael Vassallo

No matter how popular, politicians can still piss off certain sections of their...

No matter how popular, politicians can still piss off...

The flipside
Saviour Balzan

Today I can say MaltaToday is a respectable liberal and left-of-centre newspaper with strong ideals and solid editorial direction. I do not meddle in its...

Today I can say MaltaToday is a respectable liberal and...

Thank you, next
Josanne Cassar

When Malta became independent and started enjoying self-rule, the acquiescence which the people used to show towards the British was transferred towards...

When Malta became independent and started enjoying...

Small wins that bring about big change
Evarist Bartolo

We have come to a place where reading isn't seen as a must-do. It's no longer about ancient books and same-old titles. We've modernised not just...

We have come to a place where reading isn't seen as a...

Missing the wood for the trees
Raphael Vassallo

‘Wider roads = less congestion = less traffic fumes = better air quality’, etc. Yes, but only for the first five or so years. For while the roads...

‘Wider roads = less congestion = less traffic fumes =...

Malta through the eyes of a tourist
Josanne Cassar

When tourists come to look at Malta’s spectacular landscape in areas such as Għar Lapsi, with its aquamarine seas and craggy, unforgiving rocks, I...

When tourists come to look at Malta’s spectacular...

Playing hide and seek inside the PN
Michael Falzon

No wonder many switchers are convinced they will never be welcomed back in the PN if certain PN politicians are in power: these politicians have shied...

No wonder many switchers are convinced they will never be...

Irrespective of Saturday's vote, the PN remains broken
Raphael Vassallo

Delia really is unelectable… precisely because his internal opponents...

Delia really is unelectable… precisely because his...

Let our reporting be our yardstick
Matthew Vella / Kurt Sansone

It is all down to our particular pedigree: we are not partisan journalists, we enjoy being the heretical, critical voice in a sea of yes-people, and we root...

It is all down to our particular pedigree: we are not...

Living what we preach
Saviour Balzan

When we gather to protest against roads such as the proposed Central Link project we should ask ourselves how much we are actually prepared to give up

When we gather to protest against roads such as the...

Why go to all this trouble to sabotage a peaceful protest?
Josanne Cassar

When you go to such lengths to try and diminish a protest, it means you are not...

When you go to such lengths to try and diminish a protest,...