Despite the spike in prices, apartments’ safety standards have not improved. We are not paying more because we are living in safer, more comfortable units. Neither does the increase in price correspond to better design nor larger size of dwellings.
Short-sightedness of our political class in the face of climate change is truly distressing. We must convince political leaders to make climate justice and our wellbeing a priority.
European Union has everything to gain by showing it’s on the side of workers, improving their everyday workplace experience, and fostering collaboration with others; by doing this, the EU would do much to lessen the alienation currently exploited by the populist right.
Society in general, and particularly Maltese society, is unkind to a woman who has an abortion. On International Women’s Day, why not show empathy rather than judgment? You do not know what a person is going through; you are not in her shoes.
Maltese working women, married or otherwise, is not a recent phenomenon. Historical sources prove the claim that three centuries ago, in 18th century Malta, women’s input into the work of production was indeed significant.
It was through their ‘tolerance’ of Carnival and other Catholic rituals, that the British aimed to freeze the flow of time in order to actively prevent social change from taking place in Malta.
A poem by Hassan Yassin.