During the period of partial lockdown, it may have appeared as though the economy was being sacrificed in the name of public health. However, the global attempt to halt the spread of the pandemic ultimately never departed from the basic logic of capitalist politics: politics in the interest of business.
[LISTEN] COVID-19 and Solidarity: a Wish List of Government Measures in the Time of Crisis
Crisis must not be an excuse for discrimination and injustice. On the contrary, solidarity is our weapon during these difficult times.
Care Economy: the Future of Work and Gender Equality
Appreciating care work is one of the best ways of achieving social equality between men and women.
Beyond the Choke Hold of Growth: Post-growth or Radical Degrowth?
Happiness and well-being became economised and enshrined through financial architecture of gross domestic product. The religiosity with which we now think about growth and GDP is directly linked to religion itself, because we no longer have God to save us.
Is Buying or Renting an Apartment in Malta a Good Deal?
Despite the spike in prices, apartments’ safety standards have not improved. We are not paying more because we are living in safer, more comfortable units. Neither does the increase in price correspond to better design nor larger size of dwellings.
Malta’s Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Uncertain
Labour is riding a wave of economic growth, but what lies behind this economic success and what is in store for Malta’s economy in the future? What is happening on the ground and what do the numbers really tell us?
Addressing the Work-Life Balance in Malta
Work-life balance is still a concern in Malta. How can we achieve it?
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