There is a paradoxical nature to Maltese acceptance of others, that underlies discrimination based on political identity. The outcast is the one who questions the economic homogeneity of Maltese society. The ultimate other is a person who criticises the neoliberal system adopted by consecutive Maltese administrations.
The George Cross can be a powerful anti-fascist symbol that is backed by historical evidence and resonates deeply with the population of the Maltese islands. It can be a symbol of a Malta that stood as a beacon against the dark tide of Nazi-Fascism.
Land grabs for the sake of luxury developments are the very opposite of progress. They erode the democratic achievements and threaten to drag us back to the past where the lion share of all resources was owned by a class of feudal lords.
Apart from privacy, the Safe City Malta project raises a number of issues that must be addressed by the Maltese authorities: Who will be storing the data? What will be done with the data? Who will be monitoring the data?
With a precision of scientific inquiry, the exhibition To Be [Defined] examines what it means—and feels like—to live as an antagonist in a story narrated by others.
Transhumanism presents itself as a utopia. It promises advancement and progress beyond imagination. However, the question is: Whose utopia would this be?
The disastrous PA decision will have a long-lasting effect that few admit as yet.