MaltaToday’s latest trust ratings: the boat has sailed
The PN must either soldier on under Adrian Delia until the inevitable downfall and begin the painful job of reconstruction to stand a fighting chance by 2022… or it can...
The Church’s ‘mea culpa’ on child abuse
The fact that the two St Joseph Home suspects were tried and convicted did not pass unnoticed in the rest of the world: it was reported as an example of how such scandals should...
Rumbles of discontent at Qala decision
Of meritocracy and public appointments

Even if politicians come clean about this system, and admit once and for all - without the pretence of autonomy - that top public posts have to be based on...

Even if politicians come clean about this system, and admit...

Hate speech limits freedom of expression

Verbal violence – often in the form of ‘ad hominem’ attacks on people with differing views – has, in fact, long characterised the tone...

Verbal violence – often in the form of ‘ad...

An explosive powder-keg that must be defused

Sunday’s riot may therefore be a stark reminder that the social realities...

Sunday’s riot may therefore be a stark reminder that...

Towards ‘truth and justice’

There are some aspects to Daphne Caruana Galizia’s career that we can all agree upon, regardless of our differences in opinion

There are some aspects to Daphne Caruana Galizia’s...

Raising the green bar

Budget 2020 sets the tone but it will be fruitless unless there is the political will to go for the green paradigm shift in our lifetime

Budget 2020 sets the tone but it will be fruitless unless...

It’s all about fairness

The present composition of two representatives chosen from each political party represented in parliament is anachronistic and absurd, as the person to be...

The present composition of two representatives chosen from...

The party that cried wolf

People did not believe the boy who cried wolf simply because he had lied to them once too often. Perhaps Dr Simon Busuttil should consider explaining to the...

People did not believe the boy who cried wolf simply...

Not the media that’s under scrutiny

Ministers' speculation over the actions of the media that brought out this case into the open, puts paid to their lip service to a free press.

Ministers' speculation over the actions of the media that...

Regaining public trust

It’s time to go back to basics with a serious and high level battle of ideas and allow the electorate freely to make up his mind in whose hands he or she...

It’s time to go back to basics with a serious and high...

Party clubs: what future?

It's time for the parties to carry out a reality check and realise that these clubs have become anachronistic.

It's time for the parties to carry out a reality check and...

Too serious to sweep under the carpet

Labour has an obligation to live up to the selfsame lofty standards to which it holds others.

Labour has an obligation to live up to the selfsame lofty...

A long campaign

19 days to go...

19 days to go...

Stop the mud slinging

Once facts are sacred, we would advise politicians to stick to the facts, as they are made known and not to simply flout innuendos and hope that something will...

Once facts are sacred, we would advise politicians to stick...

Papal resignations and other matters

It’s difficult to maintain a rigorously unchanging institution in the face of a social landscape that has changed beyond recognition is so short a time-frame...

It’s difficult to maintain a rigorously unchanging...

The things one should never say

The next parliament must discuss guidelines to make tender award systems open to more parliamentary scrutiny.

The next parliament must discuss guidelines to make tender...

Catalyst for change

It is time to consider the introduction of public parliamentary hearings whereby possibilities of conflicts of interest are discussed openly.

It is time to consider the introduction of public...

Amnesties are no substitute for checks and balances

The sheer extent of the perception of corruption in our country cannot be...

The sheer extent of the perception of corruption in our...