Without a clear understanding of what underpins the challenges Malta is facing, it’s highly unlikely we’ll solve any of them. Is whining from dawn to dusk helping to magically restore the ‘lost decency’ and prevent the loss of architectural and natural heritage? No, it isn’t.
It is time to recognise that, united, the Maltese electorate can achieve much more than individually. And the mechanism which enables them to do so is already in place.
Every day we are treated with traffic jams which exhaust our physical and mental capacity. How can we, in the little free time that remains, possibly have the energy and the concentration to follow and analyse news, watch films and read books of a certain depth and social relevance?
Overall, Malta occupies a joint 15th place on the EU Social Justice Index. When the same Index focuses on equitable education, Malta features in the last place (28th) of the same Index in granting equal access to education. There is no social justice without equity in education.
Data collected from users feeds algorithms that are shaping our perceptions about the world and the way we engage with the information by selecting what we can see, read and listen on the web, most of the time with a hidden agenda.