There is such a thing as ‘foresight’, too…
Raphael Vassallo
No matter how popular, politicians can still piss off certain sections of their own party’s support base enough to gnaw at their own electoral foundations
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 editorial affairs, but I...
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...

[WATCH] Putting money where it matters
Saviour Balzan

Policing, nursing and teaching are three pillars that require more investment

Policing, nursing and teaching are three pillars that...

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...

Galea depicted his appointment as an opportunity for...

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...

It’s not what you ‘do’ that...

Not afraid of the dark
Evarist Bartolo

We think AI can destroy us only with killer robots but the real challenge is the disruption it can bring about to the value of workers in modern and...

We think AI can destroy us only with killer robots but the...

Divisions cannot be healed by meaningless, empty rhetoric
Raphael Vassallo

George Vella thinks he’s going to ‘heal the division’? How,...

George Vella thinks he’s going to ‘heal the...

It's not all Greco to me
Michael Falzon

Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators is not the result of our set-up, but the result of their level of prudence – or imprudence

Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators...

Dangerous delegates
Saviour Balzan

In private many senior Labour figures admit that Labour’s marriage with the private sector has derailed the true purpose of the Labour party

In private many senior Labour figures admit that...

But he was such a quiet man….
Josanne Cassar

Those who keep their emotions all bottled up for a long time, for years, maybe even for a lifetime, are the ones most likely to, one fine day, simply explode

Those who keep their emotions all bottled up for a long...

Five ways forward for Brexit
Matthew Bugeja

Theresa May has reached out to Labour to solve the Brexit impasse, and still has other options - but a lot will depend on flexibility from Brussels.

Theresa May has reached out to Labour to solve the Brexit...

Don’t want Maltese culture to die out? It’s up to us
Josanne Cassar

It is true that certain traditions may have taken on a more slick appearance...

It is true that certain traditions may have taken on a more...

‘Sven’ will we ever learn…?
Raphael Vassallo

Sven Giegold’s approach is not to convince, or persuade, individual member states to co-operate on tax issues… no, it is to force us all to...

Sven Giegold’s approach is not to convince, or...

Saviour Balzan: Sven Giegold’s Article 7 crusade against Malta
Saviour Balzan

Balzan also says that Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia requesting an...

Balzan also says that Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia...

Is this how we want to be remembered in history?
Evarist Bartolo

The distinction between economic immigration and asylum seekers should be...

The distinction between economic immigration and asylum...

How did we go from ‘gender balance’, to… this?
Raphael Vassallo

  Getting more women into Parliament is one thing; but allowing...

  Getting more women into Parliament is one thing;...

Quotas by any other name…
Michael Falzon

If we are going to study what are the Constitutional amendments that Malta needs, why don’t we make one radical change rather than changing the...

If we are going to study what are the Constitutional...