It takes courage to challenge the status quo
It is regrettable to have to admit that the fundamental missing ingredient, in all these cases, is courage. It takes courage to take a firm stand, even knowing that there may be a...
Development cannot fuel economic growth forever
Unless new avenues are explored to finance Malta’s future economic growth, today’s successes can easily become tomorrow’s catastrophes.
A snapshot in time

Raw figures, in themselves, can only tell you so much about any issue; they can accurately estimate the percentage of people who hold such and such an opinion;...

Raw figures, in themselves, can only tell you so much about...

It takes courage to challenge the status quo

It is regrettable to have to admit that the fundamental missing ingredient, in...

It is regrettable to have to admit that the fundamental...

Development cannot fuel economic growth forever

Unless new avenues are explored to finance Malta’s future economic...

Unless new avenues are explored to finance Malta’s...

The Halal hullabaloo

Without unduly trivialising the underlying issue – for there are valid arguments on both sides – it can be seen at a glance that many of the more...

Without unduly trivialising the underlying issue –...

Tunnel proposal may have holes in it

The environmental risks alone are worth the pause. It is now clear that the proposed tunnel entrances will be (most probably) below the Kenuna Tower in Nadur...

The environmental risks alone are worth the pause. It is...

A privatisation scandal

Apart from the law-courts, there is also the court of public opinion; government must surely realise that there is a limit to the people’s patience, when...

Apart from the law-courts, there is also the court of...

A pleasantly boring Budget

While still aiming for a surplus, which appears to have become the new normal, the Budget for next year places an emphasis on the lower middle classes and...

While still aiming for a surplus, which appears to have...

Society does not exist to boost private profitability

The Malta Employers Association has proposed that "any package...

The Malta Employers Association has proposed that...

Assassination of Caruana Galizia: a scar on the national conscience

History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana Galizia and her...

History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana...

Losing the popular fight

MaltaToday Editorial | There is a reason why the moralistic anticorruption fight has failed to achieve any proper result or institutional concessions

MaltaToday Editorial | There is a reason why the...

A clarification is in order

As Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat has a responsibility to call on Cardona to either confirm his dissociation, or give a public, detailed account of his...

As Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat has a responsibility...

More harm than good

By threatening Malta’s banking system in its totality, Giegold has betrayed the fact that his interest does not lie in genuine reforms but rather,...

By threatening Malta’s banking system in its...

The road to highrise…
Nipping it in the bud

Scicluna’s decision to invite Bugre to the band club and confront the matter was also a message to Malta’s political leaders

Scicluna’s decision to invite Bugre to the band club...

A green flashpoint

This latest example of an apparent ‘fait accomplit’ raises questions as to the weight public outcry is given in Malta’s planning process

This latest example of an apparent ‘fait...

Will the real PN stand up?

The PN remains beset by infighting, and is still torn between an experiment to sharpen its identitarianism – represented by Delia –...

The PN remains beset by infighting, and is still...

The first year of Adrian Delia

Delia’s recent statements, echoing populist concerns with immigration, have raised uncomfortable questions about the directions he intends to take the PN

Delia’s recent statements, echoing populist concerns...

The perils of a racialised underclass

If the PN co-opts a cheap, far-right bait to win votes in the next European elections, it will be Muscat – with his strong welfarist state and economic...

If the PN co-opts a cheap, far-right bait to win votes in...