In the space of just 8 years, Malta has had a total of 2 prime ministers, 2 general elections and 4 opposition leaders. For a relatively brief period, that sounds like a lot of political change to take in. Much like a theatrical production, the Maltese political arena has consisted of constantly changing actors, all […]Read More Unto the next interlude
Every single day, a new natural disaster seems to be dominating the news – in the past month, wildfire after wildfire have lit up our screens, choked our cities, burned our woodlands, and even tinted our moon. Russia If you’re a fan of trivia, you may have heard about the city of Yakutia, as it […]Read More Earth on Fire – The Red Rampage Ravaging the Planet
Last week, massive protests have erupted within major cities – including New York, London and Valletta – in countries that have started implementing the use of COVID-19 vaccination certificates. While people have more or less gotten used to this new normality of having to live with this ongoing pandemic, there is growing concern within the […]Read More COVID Passports: Aye or Nay?
With the US pushing for the withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, which started February of last year, the country has slowly but surely started to fall back into the hands of the Taliban, the terrorist group the US wanted to get rid of after the Twin towers fell, and the whole reason there were […]Read More Afghanistan: Back in Taliban Hands
If you’re reading this article, you have access to internet, and if you have access to internet, you’ve surely seen thousands of posts on social media, and some might have been your own. But beyond the cacophony of trends and pseudo-morality, do you really know what the conflict is all about?Read More WTF is: Israel-Palestine Conflict
We’ve been hearing quite a lot with regard to the sectors who have been the most negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, be it the deadly virus itself or the measures which have been put in the place to mitigate its spread. Be it the retail industry, catering establishments, or the performing arts, these sectors […]Read More Taken for granted? Taken for a ride? Or both?
In what seems to be a seldom before seen form of performance, five performers will meet virtually to produce a fragmented narrative, inspired by several plays written by Irish playwright Samuel Barclay Beckett.Read More Colliding with Beckett – A Student Production
In 1964, an interviewer asked Hannah Arendt the following question: “Does not man, as a politically active being, need a commitment to a group? A commitment which they can to some extent be called love? Do you not worry that your attitude could be politically sterile?” Can we be politically active with or without groups? […]Read More Love, Politics and Castration
Tensions ran high in Minnesota this week as the jury in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin prepared to deliver its verdict.Read More Derek Chauvin convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd
After a year of online relegation, we’re still expected to bear the brunt of restrictions, but hardly any consideration is being made to our mental healthRead More Youth – Always the Last Priority
ICTSA is once again hosting The Million Dollar Idea! The event which, like many others, suffered from cancellation last year will not meet the same faith this time round, as it will be taking place entirely online.Read More ICTSA’s The Million Dollar Idea
The infamous Moneyval test has dominated Maltese political discourse for the past year. Aside from whether Malta will pass or not, the process remains a cloudy concept to most. So, wtf is Moneyval?Read More WTF is: Moneyval?
Isolated reports of vaccinated individuals developing blood clots have caused dozens of countries to suspend or limit the roll-out of AstraZeneca Vaccines. This is a political decision, not one based on medical research.Read More AstraZeneca Vaccine is Safe
Gender quotas are being pushed to increase women’s political representation. But will it solve the issue or will it make it even harder for equal representation to be achieved?Read More Gender Quotas: The Answer to Increased Female Representation?
They all have one thing in common, with the necessary funding and international cooperation, this technology will defeat the pandemic, and many more to come.Read More Covid vaccine technologies work. Here’s how.
There are currently more than 230 vaccine candidates using a range of methods to activate antibodies and virus-fighting cells to resist infection. Several have either been licensed for use or are awaiting approval, and vaccinations are taking effect in many countries.Read More The Major Covid19 Vaccines – What’s the Difference?
Pesident Sergio Mattarella has asked Draghi to be prime minister, following a week of consultations. Almost all the main parties from across the political spectrum now support the decision. Although some of the roles were retained my major players in Italian politics, a number of key posts went to non-affiliated technocrats, including Daniele Franco, director […]Read More Former ECB chief Mario Draghi appointed Italy’s next PM
She becomes the first female to take vice-presidency of the United States because she ran as part of a campaign that the people could relate to.Read More Where Hillary Failed, Kamala Harris Succeeded
YouthPropose aims to highlight proposals generated by Maltese Youth Organisations.Read More YouthPropose – Incentivising Sustainability in the Private Sector
The prolific Putin critic has been detained for a month now, and has had his embezzlement allegations converted to a 3.5 year prison sentence (of which his lawyer said the he would actually serve two years and eight months, because of time already spent under house arrest. His lawyers also said they would appeal). Before […]Read More Navalny sentenced to over 3 years in prison