What changes will automation bring to our lives and societies? What will we do when our jobs become redundant? We must be asking these questions right now because tomorrow might be too late.
Daphne Caruana Galizia’s Contested Memorial: the Battle of Two Nationalisms
The core issue that underpins the conflict in Great Siege Square is whether the memory of the slain journalist can claim a place on the emblem of nationhood and whether she can be considered as part of the Maltese nation at all. It is the meaning of ‘the nation’ and who deserves to define it […]
Why We All Should Demand Fuel Service Station Policy Revision Now
Since the introduction of the policy in 2015, there have been at least 14 applications for new or relocated stations on ODZs. Four applications have already been approved, and the others are still being processed under the current, unrevised policy.
My Complicated Love Affair with the Maltese Bus
Bus trips are a special opportunity to break away from carefully curated, air-tight social circles where many individuals willingly lock themselves up. Whether they like it or not, the bus is the space where each passenger has to face the stereotypical ‘other’.
True Story, Bis-Serjetà: When Satire and ‘Real’ News Become One
Distinguishing between satire and dead serious news has become a challenge, hasn’t it? But there is a silver lining, too: satirical news portal Bis-Serjetà is the ‘jester that speaks truth to the king’.
Go Back to Your … Gozo?
Why must an individual sound or look Maltese in order to stand up for the good of our society? Not only does bigotry discourage sound debate between individuals of different nationality, it also backfires in the most unexpected way.
People Before Profit: Inħobbu l-Gżira Stands Up for the Wellbeing of the Community
The newly established pressure group Inħobbu l-Gżira believes that the amended Manoel Island masterplan still needs to change.
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