Privatisation deals promise an increase in efficiency. Applied to the public transport service in Malta, does this promise hold any water?
Understanding how the world of work is changing, and in whose interest, is the key political question of the future.
The past few decades have spawned a one-off transfer of wealth that is unlikely to be repeated. While the main beneficiaries of this have been the older generations, eventually this will be passed on to the next generation via inheritance or transfer. The ultimate result is not just a growing intergenerational divide, but an entrenched […]
The question is not whether we will run out of physical land (although in a country as small as Malta this is physically possible), but rather what kind of society do we want to be. Do we want to depend on imports? Do we want to do away with agriculture altogether?
The view of Valletta was commodified—even ‘weaponised’—to make the Tigné Point apartments a desirable prospect for a few wealthy residents able to buy it.
It’s politics, not technology, that is pushing us towards dystopia.
The 5% tax rate turns Malta into a magnet for rich people and legally enables them to pay a lot less in tax than they would be required to pay in their own countries.