Reasons to increase the minimum wage are plenty. And some of them further prove that it is not only sensible, but also beneficial to higher income earners, who may not be morally bound to the principle of economic equity.
The EU rhetoric heavily focuses on stopping smugglers from exploiting people and putting their lives at risk, instead of examining what induces them to seek the services of smugglers in the first place.
Dom Franzoni died on the 13th of July 2017. He had founded the San Paolo Base Community in Rome. This interview commemorates his thoughts and achievements.
On the 23rd June 1988, Dockyard workers blocked access to the Grand Harbour, so as not to allow in the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal. The Ark Royal had to divert its route and enter Saint Paul’s Bay.
The KSU elections campaign showcased the lack of transparency and accountability. Is it any wonder that the politicians of tomorrow will not uphold these principles once they are entrusted with the public funds?
Unlike places like the Emirates, which generally promote themselves as hyper-modern hubs—versions of Las Vegas in the Persian Gulf—Malta does not brand itself as the place of ultramodern sky-scrapers. Instead, the country is portrayed through images that highlight its idyllic Mediterranean location, rural lifestyle or its ‘glorious past’.
The very last initiative in which Charles Miceli was involved was an Open Letter to the Prime Minister concerning Malta’s foreign policy commitments.