In the Budget 2022 document, the government has promised that by October 2022, all Maltese residents will have free access to public transport. But what about the countless issues with the service? Will those who are enticed with the free transport keep using it in the long run?Read More Free Buses will not get more people to use them
𝟒 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐨 today, a woman was murdered.𝟒 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐨 today, a human being was brutally assassinated.𝟒 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐨 today, a mother, daughter, sister, and wife died.𝟒 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐨 today, the career of an investigative journalist was cut short.𝟒 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐨 today, Malta, as well as its political and institutional landscape, was forever changed. The […]Read More 4 Years Ago.
On the 18th of September, Extinction Rebellion Malta will be protesting in solidarity with the rest of the global climate strike movement and asking our politicians to treat this crisis like the emergency it is.Read More Code Red: Global Climate Strike
There is an urgent need to start thinking about how we can run our economies without growth, and a range of economic alternatives may now show us how to do just that.Read More Can we create Healthy Economies without growth?
The justice system is the only mechanism humankind developed to fight the curse of the fifth deadly sin – wrath. ⚡ If it doesn’t work, we don’t just lose the system. We lose any attempt at democracy.Read More Think justice exists in Malta? Think again!
There are numerous mental shortcuts we take as human beings. We call these biases and science documents a whole list of them. This article explains how such shortcuts affect elections in Malta, and how I would solve this situation.Read More Changing voter behaviour
There are disadvantages to living on an island, but the quality of island life can be its own reward. In Europe, life on an island means you can lose your freedom of movement rights.Read More The unfairness of being on an island
In the last article, ‘WTF is: GDP’ I tried to briefly explain what GDP is and how its calculated – but a very often asked question does remain…How does it affect us? Sure, governments tend to do well politically when GDP is high, and people seem to be more satisfied when it is – but when you think about it, if someone didn’t tell you how much GDP grew, would you really notice?Read More How does GDP affect me?
If you were to put everything that was produced in the country, in one single bag, and give it all a value, that value would be the country’s GDP.Read More WTF is: GDP
I’m sure you’ve heard the saying – everything’s getting more and more expensive nowadays, or, back in the day we used to buy with a penny what you buy today with a tenner. And this isn’t without reason, things are getting more expensive, or at least, they seem to be.Read More WTF is: Inflation
Il-ħsieb tal-partiti għandu jinbidel f’wieħed ta’ pjan għal futur ta’ pajjiżna.Read More Għal waqfa li jmiss
The IPCC report recently published gives a very bleak assessment of our current climate condition, and warns of the worldwide consequences to come.Read More Climate Change: You and your children are doomed