It is time communities are listened to: social impact studies are the way forward
Michael Briguglio
Social impact assessments can help verify the consequences and impacts of development proposals in relation to the communities involved
Have you seen any trickle-down? I doubt it
Michael Falzon
The Sette Giugno riots pushed forward Malta’s quest for a representative government, and cannot be dismissed just as a violent protest by a bunch of criminals – as...
[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: On people power and Adrian Delia
Saviour Balzan

From ordinary people protesting against the construction spree to the internal...

From ordinary people protesting against the construction...

‘The threat is too great’
Raphael Vassallo

Does a young woman really have to be executed or dismembered, before we understand that this is not something a functional democracy can afford to ignore?

Does a young woman really have to be executed or...

Once in a while the citizen wins
Josanne Cassar

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people forget stupid partisan politics as they did in this case, and work together for a common cause, they...

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people...

You can’t just ruin people’s lives
Evarist Bartolo

Serious people in construction, people who think long-term must surely want to have public backing, rather than be seen as villains

Serious people in construction, people who think long-term...

Teachers can be life-savers, too
Raphael Vassallo

Opening the floodgates to unlicensed teachers also means facilitating access by potential predators to young, vulnerable children

Opening the floodgates to unlicensed teachers also means...

Splitting the Attorney General's role
Michael Falzon

Government going it alone, as it is trying to do, is only complicting matters rather than resolving them

Government going it alone, as it is trying to do, is only...

For more women in public life, someone else has to run the household
Josanne Cassar

No amount of quotas will push a woman into the public sphere if the stress of...

No amount of quotas will push a woman into the public...

Women have been written out of power – time is ripe for a new language of equality
The Conversation

It is not easy to change culturally conditioned ways of behaving and thinking, but the continued perpetuation and reinforcement of cultural and social...

It is not easy to change culturally conditioned ways of...

Trump was wrong about North Korea as summit falters in Vietnam
Matthew Bugeja

Trump has long gambled that Pyongyang could be enticed to put economic benefits...

Trump has long gambled that Pyongyang could be enticed to...

MFSA rebranding: new wine in old wineskins | PKF Malta
George M. Mangion

One welcomes the latest International Monetary Fund report which has been...

One welcomes the latest International Monetary Fund report...

When you have to choose between groceries and your rent, that’s poverty
Josanne Cassar

Having to choose whether to pay one’s bills or buy nutritious food is also a reality and explains why pastizzi shops are selling stodgy, pastry items...

Having to choose whether to pay one’s bills or buy...

The drunk hamalla of Girgenti
Raphael Vassallo

No matter how garish the behaviour in that video, it still pales to insignificance compared to the sheer malice of people who resort to classism and...

No matter how garish the behaviour in that...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Adrian Delia is driving the car straight into the wall
Saviour Balzan

The latest MaltaToday trust barometer shows how Adrian Delia cannot lead the Nationalist Party to victory • The cocaine envelope and Jason Azzopardi

The latest MaltaToday trust barometer shows how Adrian...

The sleeping giant that roared
Evarist Bartolo

The truth is that China is an economic marvel and one of the success stories of the modern world, and its move towards free trade has been extremely...

The truth is that China is an economic marvel and one of...

Accepting helplessness... and doing something about it
Mark Camilleri Gambin

When it comes to mental health, we need to accept that there are conditions...

When it comes to mental health, we need to accept that...

Gifts to Labour supporters made mockery of meritocracy pledge
Michael Falzon

Our current economic wellbeing lures everybody to gloss over these problems,...

Our current economic wellbeing lures everybody to gloss...

Seven seconds in Sliema…
Raphael Vassallo

Things may have changed, but ‘domestic violence’, in Malta, still has an evident aura of ‘omertà’ about it. Our own story...

Things may have changed, but ‘domestic...

I have Methyl benzoate in my post… Help!
Saviour Balzan

Jason Azzopardi’s own political crusade never fails to entertain. Even...

Jason Azzopardi’s own political crusade never fails...