It is not the first time that Malta has swiftly turned around legislation to grant a measure of order and clarity to emerging industries, creating what could be referred as a “legal certainty market”. However, this is far from risk-free.
The stakes are too high to simply carry on with the ‘growth at all costs’ mantra. It is time to implement alternatives. Let us see what post-growth could look like.
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.
Privatisation deals promise an increase in efficiency. Applied to the public transport service in Malta, does this promise hold any water?
Understanding how the world of work is changing, and in whose interest, is the key political question of the future.
The past few decades have spawned a one-off transfer of wealth that is unlikely to be repeated. While the main beneficiaries of this have been the older generations, eventually this will be passed on to the next generation via inheritance or transfer. The ultimate result is not just a growing intergenerational divide, but an entrenched […]
The question is not whether we will run out of physical land (although in a country as small as Malta this is physically possible), but rather what kind of society do we want to be. Do we want to depend on imports? Do we want to do away with agriculture altogether?