Who will bell the Constitutional cat?
Will the two parties walk their own talk, and work together and with others to deliver a revamped Constitution that strengthens the system of checks and balances? Or will...
The President’s outspokenness will be missed
In an age when so many other national institutions appear wary of directly contradicting government in any way, Marie-Louise Coleiro’s brusque outspokenness may yet go down...
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...

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...

Busuttil’s tightrope walk

Even if it is unfair to saddle Busuttil himself with all the blame for the PN’s crushing defeat in March, it remains a fact that his campaign performance...

Even if it is unfair to saddle Busuttil himself with all...

Taking meritocracy for a ride

Jason Micallef’s nomination to the post of Chairman of V18 undermines the whole concept of meritocracy and ignores the spirit of rewarding competence and...

Jason Micallef’s nomination to the post of Chairman of...

Your job is not a copy-paste

That change brings a breath of fresh air is understood, but that merit plays no part in most of the choices is sad, to say the least.

That change brings a breath of fresh air is understood, but...

MaltaToday calls for investigation into OLAF report
Different context, same principle

Underlying the Franco Mercieca dilemma is a much more seminal controversy which has never been satisfactorily resolved.

Underlying the Franco Mercieca dilemma is a much more...

Less planning… more authority?

It remains to be seen whether a MEPA reform to reduce bureaucracy can be achieved without weakening environmental regulations.

It remains to be seen whether a MEPA reform to reduce...

Prison is no place for the police

The present government intends to continue the questionable practice of keeping two vastly different branches of the law and order department together under...

The present government intends to continue the questionable...

Wanted: a real safe pair of hands

If we are to really ensure a stable economic future, government policy must be motivated by more than just the short-term interests of its own political...

If we are to really ensure a stable economic future,...

(Not) all in the family

One sincerely hopes this is not the beginning of a whole new way of bungling political decisions.

One sincerely hopes this is not the beginning of a whole...

The Police Force’s ‘Gray area’

The resulting quandary over whether or not the police should be fully independent from government has never been fully resolved.

The resulting quandary over whether or not the police...

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

The decisions taken at last Friday’s Nationalist Party executive meeting are...

The decisions taken at last Friday’s Nationalist Party...

A challenge and an opportunity

The PN must give serious consideration to as many contenders as possible for the leadership, rather than limit the choice to what would likely be the...

The PN must give serious consideration to as many...