‘Environmentalism’ is about our wellbeing and living well together. Hence, rather than some abstract moral obligation that only ‘the better’ of us are able to uphold, environmentalism is about recognizing our common interests and acting upon them.
Meritocracy tends to whitewash injustice, promote inequality, and make victims appear as undeserving and, therefore, guilty of their wretched situation.
Malta’s language question has been a subject of an ongoing debate for over a century. Today, our native tongue might be appropriated for some sinister purposes. How can we support the use of the Maltese language while not letting it become a tool of xenophobia and racial exclusion?
Contrary to persisting myths, Marx’s work was not a bigoted crusade against the capitalist world he lived in: in fact, he thought that capitalist society was a step ahead of the feudal one and was a necessary precondition for socialism.
To win its battle of Britain, the EU must undergo a process to regain trust of the Brexit voters so that they will advocate Britain to rejoin the EU for the very same reasons that led them to pin their hopes to it some 30 years ago.
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 EU rhetoric heavily focuses on stopping smugglers from exploiting people and putting their lives at risk, instead of examining what induces them to seek the services of smugglers in the first place.