Not even investigated, let alone ‘cleared’
By dropping his Panama libel cases, Konrad Mizzi Mizzi is ensuring that additional facts do not emerge at all and prevent key witnesses – such as Nexia’s own...
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; but they will never...
Malta can still lead the way on migration

The government is correct to state that responsibility in the latest migrant...

The government is correct to state that responsibility in...

Tourism is not just about numbers
What the Maltese want...
‘Majority rule’ is not democracy
MaltaToday Staff

A majority may indeed value ‘cars’ more than ‘trees’… but is it in their long-term benefit to have more of the former, and less...

A majority may indeed value ‘cars’ more than...

Put up, or shut up

Above all, Delia must give the parliamentary group his stamp of authority. As for his detractors, they must now put up or shut up. If they are unable to do...

Above all, Delia must give the parliamentary group his...

The fight for equality is not over yet

It would be a mistake to believe the job is done and it is now up to Edward Zammit Lewis to strengthen what has already been achieved and to reach higher and...

It would be a mistake to believe the job is done and it is...

Compensation doesn’t address the problem

The government cannot simply pick and choose whom to compensate in what...

The government cannot simply pick and choose whom to...

Employers sometimes abuse the system, too

Not only has the MEA failed to address the serious issue of ongoing abuse of...

Not only has the MEA failed to address the serious issue of...

Dealing with an increase in crime

In a country where immigration has already exacerbated racist sentiment, it is all too easy to pin the blame on society’s most vulnerable sectors.

In a country where immigration has already exacerbated...

War is no time for political games

Given the seriousness of the situation, the ongoing bickering between government and opposition over the Libyan crisis can only come across as misplaced and...

Given the seriousness of the situation, the ongoing...

Of war crimes and double standards

From a legal point of view, the apparent inability to take action contrasts very sharply with the international criminal court’s handling of other...

From a legal point of view, the apparent inability to take...

The other side of history

Even without the benefit of hindsight, it was naïve to think – as many at the time suggested – that Libya’s troubles would end with the...

Even without the benefit of hindsight, it was naïve to...

Of state funding and public trust

The discussion on party financing should focus less on the possible benefits to the parties, and more on bolstering the parties’ credibility

The discussion on party financing should focus less on the...

No Plan B for Libya

Evidently there is no point in keeping up the pretence that one can “deal with” the Libyan government as with any other country.

Evidently there is no point in keeping up the pretence that...

No toying with democracy

In a democracy, the cancellation of an election at any level can only set alarm bells ringing.

In a democracy, the cancellation of an election at any...

Deafening silence on Israeli crisis

We have seen how the same international community which responded so decisively in Libya has been reluctant to involve itself in other equally volatile...

We have seen how the same international community which...

The cost of trade with China

Surely a puritanical argument against trade and cooperation with countries which do not fit our definition of democracy does not hold water. But that does not...

Surely a puritanical argument against trade and cooperation...

An overdue step in the right direction

No one can deny that our approach to this issue on a legislative level has to date been highly irrational: guided for the most part by political considerations...

No one can deny that our approach to this issue on a...