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.
We must not give up on those who seem to be on the other side of the fence—after all, I too rallied behind Lowell in the past and I changed since then. And so can others.
The George Cross can be a powerful anti-fascist symbol that is backed by historical evidence and resonates deeply with the population of the Maltese islands. It can be a symbol of a Malta that stood as a beacon against the dark tide of Nazi-Fascism.