Trust matters,  for both Abela and Delia
MaltaToday’s trust ratings have always spelt one thing out: a leader who is less trusted than his own party cannot win an election; Adrian Delia must face the facts
A revolving door that needs to be shut
It is clear that Abela is already reaping part of the whirlwind he had sown, when publicly embracing Konrad Mizzi at his inauguration ceremony as newly elected Labour Party leader
‘Open for business’: but at what cost to public health?

It is manifestly unfair that, while people are expected to maintain social...

It is manifestly unfair that, while people are expected to...

The nuts and bolts of Malta’s rule of law problem

We need to give ample room to bring forth Malta’s urgent problem on...

We need to give ample room to bring forth Malta’s...

This is a time to uphold freedom of expression, not curtail it

It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here, but also the...

It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here,...

Hardened hearts inside the PN
A verdict that doesn’t resolve the impasse

Delia has no appreciation of his political ineffectiveness in facing up to...

Delia has no appreciation of his political ineffectiveness...

Delia should go: but at what cost for the Opposition?
Dealing with ‘national threats’

Busuttil, who inherited a wounded party after the 2013 elections, knows he must reinvent an ideological identity that sets the PN apart from Joseph...

Busuttil, who inherited a wounded party after the 2013...

The big ‘immigrant invasion’ lie

In 2014 – a year since Italy’s Mare Nostrum rescue mission was downsized and replaced by Frontex’s Operation Triton – Malta experienced...

In 2014 – a year since Italy’s Mare Nostrum...

Populism on oil prices doesn’t help

Busuttil’s demands today immediately contrast with his immediate predecessor’s insistence on higher energy prices

Busuttil’s demands today immediately contrast with...

Blurred lines between Church and State

Pope Francis’s reform has now streamlined the Ecclesiastic Annulment process by (among other things) scaling back the excessive bureaucracy that had...

Pope Francis’s reform has now streamlined the...

Europe must not shirk its refugee obligations

This is not merely a challenge to Europe’s organisational capability when...

This is not merely a challenge to Europe’s...

Europe divided over refugee crisis

The reality we now witness forces us all to reassess this perception, and conclude that Europe has so far failed its ‘biggest test since WWII’.

The reality we now witness forces us all to reassess this...

In child abuse, silence hurts more than scandal

In such cases, the greatest erosion of trust may have less to do with the abuse...

In such cases, the greatest erosion of trust may have less...

Environment protection at an all-time low

According to the SPED, development may be permitted in ODZ areas ‘where...

According to the SPED, development may be permitted in ODZ...

This is a human tragedy, not a ‘migration crisis’

MaltaToday has taken an editorial stand to stop using the word migrant; a term...

MaltaToday has taken an editorial stand to stop using the...

Let’s not make IVF a political football

we have one party’s women’s section accusing the other of being...

we have one party’s women’s section accusing...

Transparency is also part of energy security

Even with the abundance of energy that will be made available to the island,...

Even with the abundance of energy that will be made...

The media's role is also to engage

Muscat may well have a point when he talks of an ‘existentialist crisis’ affecting the media, but his polarised example of a straight choice...

Muscat may well have a point when he talks of an...