The voice of reason
Michael Falzon
Galea depicted his appointment as an opportunity for everyone to take part in the PN’s renewal – a renewal that is necessary, because every political party needs to...
Think before you ink...
Raphael Vassallo
It’s not what you ‘do’ that counts… it’s the little trivialities that seem to miraculously deflect everyone’s attention from what you’re...
Egg-pelting tells us more about men than women
Raphael Vassallo

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do whatever you like,...

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do...

An examination of our conscience is badly needed
Josanne Cassar

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of formal education but...

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of...

Maltese music should be getting more airplay
Saviour Balzan

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over our lives,...

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over...

What does our reaction to egg-pelting stag party video say about us?
Josanne Cassar

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of the person paying,...

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of...

Malta must retain the ability to appreciate the beauty it has
Evarist Bartolo

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to make sure we retain...

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to...

Caught between the Devil and Dublin 2…
Raphael Vassallo

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at sea caught between the Devil and the deep blue sea… because a bunch of supposedly...

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at...

Remove partisan politics from councils, and more people will vote
Josanne Cassar

It was only in 1998, when Sant’s short-lived administration was removed...

It was only in 1998, when Sant’s short-lived...

And then there was a party
Saviour Balzan

What will not happen surely is the decapitation of Delia, and his replacement by a level-headed politician who brings some clarity and sense

What will not happen surely is the decapitation of Delia,...

Champions League final: how money buys success on the pitch
The Conversation

Elisavet Argyro Manoli • There is a virtuous (or vicious) circle in...

Elisavet Argyro Manoli • There is a virtuous (or...

Is throwing a milkshake an act of political violence? What political theory tells us
The Conversation

Alexander Blanchard • If the right, or public opinion more widely, is prepared to call milkshaking “violence”, then it must be prepared to...

Alexander Blanchard • If the right, or public opinion...

Interpreting some of the election numbers
Josanne Cassar

This low turnout as a form of protest at this particular time in Malta is, for...

This low turnout as a form of protest at this particular...

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...