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 it comes to...
Public land belongs to the  public, not government
One struggles to comprehend why the Maltese government would care so such about private profits, and so little about Malta’s environment and urban well-being
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...

Lawlessness on the high seas?

In what appears to be a repetition of the experience with motoring on land, the regulations and enforcement have not evolved in step with the boating...

In what appears to be a repetition of the experience with...

A recipe for traffic-induced disaster

With the current rates of increase in car-use, doing nothing about traffic congestion will only result in a grid lock, but the consequences of this project are...

With the current rates of increase in car-use, doing...

Too big to fail?

From all angles, the Café Premier settlement only makes sense when viewed as the government bail-out of an ailing private enterprise

From all angles, the Café Premier settlement only...

Undermining the Presidency

The appointment of President-designate Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, though arguably well-intentioned, may have unwittingly opened a can of worms.

The appointment of President-designate Marie Louise Coleiro...

One year later…

Much more work needs to be done if Joseph Muscat is to deliver on his most important electoral promise of all: the creation of an egalitarian society based on...

Much more work needs to be done if Joseph Muscat is to...

Justice must be seen to be done

As the latest Enemalta scandal unfolds, there is an increasing danger of losing sight of what really happened in the mad scramble to apportion or deflect...

As the latest Enemalta scandal unfolds, there is an...

A loss for the people?

The next President should be able to offer a social, reconciliatory hand and straddle the political divide as a unifying figurehead, embracing an understanding...

The next President should be able to offer a social,...

No waivers on ethics

Franco Mercieca should make his plans for the immediate future clear

Franco Mercieca should make his plans for the immediate...

A legion of small fry

The government is claiming to have advice from the Attorney General that what so many consumers and businesses did in paying the perpetrators of the rigged...

The government is claiming to have advice from the Attorney...

Politics of perception

The results of our survey about the popularity of Cabinet ministers make for interesting and occasionally surprising reading.

The results of our survey about the popularity of Cabinet...

No one is above the law

The UN said Church rules are not in conformity with provisions relating to children's rights to be protected against discrimination, violence and all forms of...

The UN said Church rules are not in conformity with...

A long overdue step in the right direction

A system of state funding may go some distance towards addressing an apparently...

A system of state funding may go some distance towards...

Some citizens are more equal

The revised IIP scheme launched last Thursday may have satisfied the European Commission, but one of the main bones of contention has been left unaddressed.

The revised IIP scheme launched last Thursday may have...

Putting Church and State asunder

Ordinary citizens fully concur with the need for a separation between ecclesiastical and government affairs

Ordinary citizens fully concur with the need for a...