How could it be that a nation of ‘ambivalent Europeans’, which is hostile to migrants, can carve out pockets of compassion and kindness towards stray cats?
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?
How the emblem of debauched foreign aristocracy became the ultimate symbol of Maltese identity.
The competition posed by industrial fishing turns artisanal fishers into powerless spectators whose lifestyle and wellbeing are sacrificed in the name of efficiency.
Today’s Labour Party simply stands for making the cake bigger, not dividing it in a fair way.
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.
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.