Disagreeing with the Ombudsman
Michael Falzon
One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the Commissioner to sign the letter or if it was the other way about. Whichever it was, it is a reflection of the cosy...
Dalli is not fit to be prison director
Saviour Balzan
One would have thought that people dying in prison would translate into solid and water-tight evidence of the state of affairs in Corradino – but it seems this is...
Washing-machines for nothing (and your fridge for free…)
Raphael Vassallo

It is one thing, I suppose, to enter politics out of a vocation ‘to serve...

It is one thing, I suppose, to enter politics out of a...

An obscene comment that shows a complete absence of charity | Christopher Vella

A word of gratitude goes to the Archbishop and other priests who spoke out against obnoxious comments... you have taken up the moral responsibility to speak...

A word of gratitude goes to the Archbishop and other...

In Malta, forgiveness for rape is abundant but justice for women is scarce
Alessandra Baldacchino

Alessandra Baldacchino | Whatever the background, facets and nuances to a rape case: it is a crime with a victim and a perpetrator

Alessandra Baldacchino | Whatever the background, facets...

So now it’s official: you can ‘break quarantine’… but only to vote
Raphael Vassallo

I don’t know. Call me a pessimist as much as you like… but maybe those ‘Kaiser Chiefs’ were actually on to something, with that 2005...

I don’t know. Call me a pessimist as much as you...

Living in interesting times
Michael Falzon

In the current situation there are too many people who do not like either of the two parties in their current state and the turnout of this year’s...

In the current situation there are too many people who do...

Learning self-defence is a good idea: eradicating misogyny would be even better
Josanne Cassar

The facts and statistics when it comes to women being murdered by men are undeniable

The facts and statistics when it comes to women being...

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...