The asylum applicants are met with two contradictory demands: to be traumatised and persecuted enough to be recognised as refugees, and to be physically and emotionally fit in order to contribute to the host country’s economy.
We were given time-consuming tasks to complete over the holidays, including the organization of Spring’s student orientation. Little did we know that in the meantime, Sadeen put out several ads on LinkedIn and elsewhere in search for new staff to replace us.
“There is nobody willing to listen to people like me. Nobody represents our interests anymore. The Labour Party has vanished.”
In February 2917, the owner of New York Best food chain and the hipster guru Tommy Diacono lamented the comfortable lifestyle of the Maltese students. He suggested to scrap stipends so that the students would be incentivised to seek part-time employment as waiters. Let us see what fortune he envisages for the Maltese youth.