Prison needs an Ombudsman, not just an inquiry
Nonetheless, there is a lot more to investigate, within Malta’s punitive system, than the high rate of prison suicide alone. These cases, after all, have to be added to a...
Strong with the weak. Weak with the strong
Local authorities often come down with disproportionate force on minor offenders, even in cases where the crimes committed will have caused no real harm to others, while...
A mass transportation system leading to more development?

In a nutshell:  mass transportation poses a daunting challenge to our way of...

In a nutshell:  mass transportation poses a daunting...

An economy built on modern-day slavery

Racism is a collective disease which desensitizes us from basic human compassion

Racism is a collective disease which desensitizes us from...

The education crisis is about planning, and priorities

Naturally, there is no magic solution to such problems; what is needed is...

Naturally, there is no magic solution to such problems;...

Is growth without taxation possible?

Editorial | Growth of this sort will only leave people behind; Labour has often resorted to grants to supplement low minimum...

Editorial | Growth of this sort...

Let’s not allow greed and cynicism to destroy Malta

The Archbishop is right to sound to sound the alarm on this issue; for there...

The Archbishop is right to sound to sound the alarm on this...

Anything but an overhaul of the 2006 local plan

The Nationalist Party seems to be avoiding any commitment which puts it into...

The Nationalist Party seems to be avoiding any commitment...

Never too late for transparency and accountability

As with the accountability displayed by Justyne Caruana’s resignation, it...

As with the accountability displayed by Justyne...

A good start, but only a start

Robert Abela has hit a number of high notes in his first week of office, contrasting with his promise of continuity in the short campaign for...

Robert Abela has hit a number of high notes in his...

Continuity won, but some change is inevitable

From this perspective, Abela’s tenure as Prime Minister may have...

From this perspective, Abela’s tenure as Prime...

A new political season for Malta

Will both parties commit themselves to a change in the political culture that respects voters, that vows to address the shortcomings in good governance, that...

Will both parties commit themselves to a change in the...

A proxy war in the Med?

As things stand, the coming weeks and months may prove crucial to the prospects of lasting peace in the Mediterranean

As things stand, the coming weeks and months may prove...

Continuity is not an option

Both Chris Fearne and Robert Abela must sufficiently distance themselves from what they now both recognise to be the ‘mistakes’ of the Muscat...

Both Chris Fearne and Robert Abela must sufficiently...

Beware of ‘friends’ bearing gifts: regulating trading in influence

Muscat himself has now underscored the danger, by claiming to being ‘blackmailed’. That is the whole point of the matter: it was his own decision...

Muscat himself has now underscored the danger, by claiming...

A breakdown of national trust

Ultimately, the Egrant inquiry should serve both as a cautionary tale against running wild with allegations before having all the facts at hand; but also as a...

Ultimately, the Egrant inquiry should serve both as a...

An opportunity to strengthen rule of law

Ultimately, the rule of law exists to guarantee protection for ordinary citizens against abuse of power by the State… and recent events have clearly...

Ultimately, the rule of law exists to guarantee protection...

Keith Schembri must be investigated for obstruction of justice
Matthew Vella

That Schembri would continue to evade even any judicial consequences for his...

That Schembri would continue to evade even any judicial...

Corruption, not protests, has destabilised the country

The right to protest may be sacrosanct; but to bring about the necessary...

The right to protest may be sacrosanct; but to bring about...

How much will Joseph Muscat take down with him?
Matthew Vella

MaltaToday supports the national protest in Valletta. Because this newspaper...

MaltaToday supports the national protest in Valletta....