Year of the long knives
Political discussion, especially on the social media, has become increasingly hostile and vitriolic, to the point that we seem to be more concerned with airing our own political...
Towards a fairer and more just society
As 2018 comes to a close with yet another year dominated by Malta's politically-charged news cycle, as journalists we are often staggered at how little certain news...
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...

An inconvenient truth

Seven months after the change in government, there is a decided feeling of déjà vu in the country.

Seven months after the change in government, there is a...

To bind the bully’s fist

As the recently formed Anti-Cyber Harassment Alliance made its first public appearance yesterday, there is mounting evidence that the issue it purports to...

As the recently formed Anti-Cyber Harassment Alliance made...

The ties that bind us

People can adapt to cultures in other ways. And the importance given to language in our survey also points us in the direction of a possible long-term solution.

People can adapt to cultures in other ways. And the...

Family matters

It remains surprising that a political party so critical of the ‘friends of friends’ mentality would so quickly succumb to almost the exact same habit now...

It remains surprising that a political party so critical of...

All cards on the table

Now that the Chinese have been reeled into the stewardship of Enemalta, we demand full transparency on this deal.

Now that the Chinese have been reeled into the stewardship...

Time for a public transport rethink

It would be more helpful for Tranpsort Minister Joe Mizzi to issue calls for expressions of interest in other types of public transport, with a view to finally...

It would be more helpful for Tranpsort Minister Joe Mizzi...

All the government’s (wo)men

Maltese public life has become even more suffocated by the influence of political parties, with nary a voice in opposition to sound the alarm.

Maltese public life has become even more suffocated by the...

Syria: a choice of evils

Any lasting solution to the crisis is far likelier to be achieved by a negotiated ceasefire accompanied by concrete steps to address the humanitarian emergency

Any lasting solution to the crisis is far likelier to be...

On meritocracy and nepotism

Muscat has now shown that he has no innovative or different method in looking at appointments.

Muscat has now shown that he has no innovative or different...

Where is this going?

When the security chief, Godfrey Scicluna, was involved in running over an old man and not immediately prosecuted, there was no reaction from the commissioner...

When the security chief, Godfrey Scicluna, was involved in...

The politics of appeasement

Surrounded by pro-hunting lobbyists and weak ministers, Joseph Muscat has imposed his pro-hunting agenda.

Surrounded by pro-hunting lobbyists and weak ministers,...

Our liberal credentials and the colour black

It must be a real shame for Maltese politicians – and our government...

It must be a real shame for Maltese politicians – and our...