The fear of witnessing the pain of others is caused by our empathy coupled with an intense feeling of powerlessness. And sympathy may even be a highly misleading path to trod on, if it does not encourage us to reflect on the reasons for horrors to occur.
The duty of the state is to ensure that wellbeing of people and the environment are always prioritised before the profits of a handful—and the AI industry should be no exception.
Complaining from dawn to dusk is certainly not enough—it is time to organise ourselves. Not sure which activist group to join? We’ve got you covered!
There is an urgent need for resource-conserving, smart, emission-neutral production processes. But as the supply of steady employment weakens, a highly competitive labour market and a restricted welfare state would dismantle democratic achievements and enhance authoritarian trends.
A review of a thought-provoking book which engages with Malta’s social anxieties such as its ambiguous contemporary history, and racial and class discrimination.
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 progress of the criminal investigation of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder has been alarmingly slow: justice for her in the eyes of the law is still pending. And the crisis of justice transcends the institutional limits—it runs truly deep in today’s society, which does not deem anyone lesser than a saint worthy of justice.