Free Buses will not get more people to use them

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?

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4 Years Ago.

๐Ÿ’ ๐ฒ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ ๐จ today, a woman was murdered.๐Ÿ’ ๐ฒ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ ๐จ today, a human being was brutally assassinated.๐Ÿ’ ๐ฒ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ ๐จ today, a mother, daughter, sister, and wife died.๐Ÿ’ ๐ฒ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ ๐จ today, the career of an investigative journalist was cut short.๐Ÿ’ ๐ฒ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ ๐จ today, Malta, as well as its political and institutional landscape, was forever changed. The […]

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Changing voter behaviour

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.

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How does GDP affect me?

In the last article, โ€˜WTF is: GDPโ€™ I tried to briefly explain what GDP is and how its calculated โ€“ 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 โ€“ but when you think about it, if someone didnโ€™t tell you how much GDP grew, would you really notice?

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WTF is: GDP

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 countryโ€™s GDP.

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WTF is: Inflation

Iโ€™m sure youโ€™ve heard the saying โ€“ everythingโ€™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 isnโ€™t without reason, things are getting more expensive, or at least, they seem to be.

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