Fil-versi ta’ Grech Ganado, b’mod partikulari f’din il-ġabra, il-qarrejja impenjati faċilment jistgħu jilmħu l-ilħna mkissra ta’ kittieba bipolari bħal Sylvia Plath, Annie Sexton, Dorothy Parker u Virginia Woolf.
Majoritarian systems, everywhere in the world, always disenfranchise somebody. Instead, what politics should do is empower people and communities to come to decisions as one.
F’din ir-reċensjoni jinterpreta dawn ir-rakkonti ta’ Mifsud bħala stqarrija xettika kontra kull slogan assolutist u—fuq kollox—bħala att qalbieni ta’ qtigħ il-jies.
The newly elected leader’s praise for entrepreneurial endeavours demonstrates that he leans more towards the neoliberal agenda rather than a truly socialist ideology which would call for at least a nod towards the equal distribution of wealth and social solidarity.
Perhaps, Konrad Mizzi fears that migrants rioting against injustice could inspire the Maltese electorate to follow their example. Luckily for him, it’s the migrants who seem to be the only ones pissed off enough to riot. Meanwhile, his electorate obediently swallows abuse.
Climate change and the consequential natural disasters have become common drivers of migration—a phenomenon that will be further exacerbated as the climate crisis continues. Does the EU legislature address this issue?
In Malta, 2019 brought political crisis, but also stirred democratic mobilization. These essays, best-loved by our readers and editors, grasp the essence of the year.