The inability, even by the propertied class, to voice a strong and unified message in defense of their rights, reveals a disconcerting element of submission and lethargy at a popular level.
The far-right may be gaining ground, but they do not yet represent public opinion, neither is their ascendancy inevitable.
When was the last time you looked at the world map? What do “Malta f’Qalbna” and “Flimkien għal Pajjiżna” matter on the continental scale? We have every reason to care about larger European politics because we are directly affected by it.
Maltese citizens need to abandon a hypocritical approach to politics. We need to sit down and have a rational debate on how to politically modernise our polity—this is what Malta needs most right now.
In order to determine the presence of anti-Semitism in discourse and actions concerning Israel, we need to make our way through the lies and logical fallacies surrounding this issue.
The same Union that managed to create a common market with one common currency has the power to achieve much more. What is lacking, unfortunately, is the political will.
Incoming Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will sit for 5 years. Their decisions in that period can swing Europe’s response to imminent climate breakdown.