Suleiman Abubaker suffered a fractured skull and lung contusions when he was thrown out of the club in May 2009. He fell into a coma and died 11 days later.
During the pandemic, we have been forced to prioritise our private domestic spaces. Will the ‘new normality’ bring the return of the old normal: the prioritisation of commercial private spaces over common spaces and interests?
The dusk of ‘traditional’ hunting in MaIta is near, but the coalition of NGOs is not the one that will put an end to it.
Democratic economic policies like job guarantee schemes and a universal basic income could address two key issues at once—clientelism and economic precarity.
The armed presence along the perimeter of Ħal Far—essentially, the border between ‘us’ and ‘them’—was a display of state power and a pretense of care for its loyal citizens. At once, it disciplined the diseased ‘other’ and fenced the rest off from it.
Crisis must not be an excuse for discrimination and injustice. On the contrary, solidarity is our weapon during these difficult times.
Finding a solution to the housing affordability problem amid a frenetic property boom was no easy task. Willingness to challenge the neoliberal establishment is not enough. To achieve that, progressive policy makers must also possess the economic proficiency and the political acumen. This person was Joseph Bartolo.