Playing for time on 17 Black
Joseph Muscat will only act when the ground underneath him gets smaller and smaller… as it surely will, the longer this game of hide and seek continues. 
Something fishy in the fisheries department
Simply put, the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture is too understaffed and under-equipped to meet the basic requirements of its role. As a result, a substantial percentage of...
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...

The other side of history

Which side is really the right side of history with regard to Libya? That is a question only time can really answer.

Which side is really the right side of history with regard...

Forward to the past

While both parties seem hell-bent on dragging us backwards towards the past, both insist that their intention is to pave the way to a better future.

While both parties seem hell-bent on dragging us backwards...

Economies of spin

Our appeal: government must assure us it will retain a firm grip on the tiller of the economy. As for the opposition, it ought to at least concede that...

Our appeal: government must assure us it will retain a firm...

After the flood… the irony

How is it possible that no serious thought is ever given to availing ourselves of a natural bonanza of water delivered directly to our door?

How is it possible that no serious thought is ever given to...

Falling between two stools

If the Nationalist government has no stomach to regulate such matters in a way equitable to all parties concerned then perhaps it were better if it did not...

If the Nationalist government has no stomach to regulate...

The death of social responsibility

According to the various ‘obituaries’ that would follow, Mintoff was either a superhuman idol who could absolutely no wrong whatsoever… or else a monster...

According to the various ‘obituaries’ that would...

The Mintoff metamorphosis

“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”

“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft...

Malta after Mintoff

The national outpour of grief following Dom Mintoff’s death on Monday was both predictable and understandable.

The national outpour of grief following Dom Mintoff’s...

Supermarket politics

The bonus to the Police Corps is not an isolated example of targeted vote-buying initiatives but the latest in a long and depressing history of such measures.

The bonus to the Police Corps is not an isolated example of...

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Bailing out inconsistencies

We question the validity of a judicial system which views simple possession of cannabis a more serious offence than either double murder, attempted robbery,...

We question the validity of a judicial system which views...

Battle of the billboards

Both PN and Labour campaigns seem to mirror each other in some respect.

Both PN and Labour campaigns seem to mirror each other in...