From peace activists and workers to consumers of pink glittering glamour: postcards narrate the change of women’s roles in Russia for the past 65 years.
It is not the ‘ugly and stupid’ art that needs to be smashed and never sent for repair, but the insecure conservatism which, frankly, is way too provincial to be part of the European Co-Capital of Culture.
Malta’s tax regime is not a matter of competition between Maltese and foreigners. The true bone of contention here is between moneyed elites and ordinary citizens. In fact, Maltese ‘patriotism’ is a shield that protects financial interests of elites, both foreign and Maltese.
Solidarity and community organising enabled festa enthusiasts to curb development of open spaces for a number of times. But how long will community spirit safeguard the remaining open space, if the popularity of festa declines?
Valletta does not lack culture of its own. On the contrary, it has plenty of it—the little mundane rituals of “hello” and “how are you”, the feasts, the relationships between the people whom Valletta comforts and makes feel at home.
Navigating through buzzwords, confusion and hypocrisy of the 2017’s political hysteria.
Some of these must-reads will make you laugh, some will challenge your perceptions of the world and others – encourage you to question the status quo.