All eyes now turn to the Social Spending bill debates, and the role that both parties, as well as the the Presidency, will play in its destiny.Read More The Biden Enigma – What has he done?
After 16 years of Angela Merkel as Chancellor, what does the new government look like, and what can we expect from a Merkel-less Germany?Read More Post-Merkel Germany: 5 Key Points
Having incurred a considerable electoral defecit at the ballot box, when and how will the Nationalist Party recover?Read More From the starting line
The Labour Party has gone through major changes in its leadership and its perception. However, what hasn’t changed is the memory people have of all the scandals throughout its time in government, and what happened when they were exposed. We now ask: “What happens next?”Read More Where Do We Go From Here?
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
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
Tippreferi bil-Malti? Aqra l-istess artiklu hawn: Għal waqfa li jmiss 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 […]Read More Unto the next interlude
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
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
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?
Politcal squabbles have been reaching what seems like a rare peak as of late, as a controversial National Youth Council EGM led to accusations of discrimination and voter suppression directed to the event. So amidst the heated reactions and individual rumours, what really went on? Was anyone wrongly censored? What was the event? The National […]Read More KNZ’s EGM – What really happened
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
The best societies of today are those that possess rudimentary democratic consent, freedom, liberty, equality and fairness, environmental sustainability and robust economies. However, none of these can be obtained without a proper and strong educational system, as it is of paramount importance to an individual as well as to society. Since at the end of […]Read More A Directionless System
Among the Bills being discussed at a legislative level, the Equality Bill is certainly one of the most prominent. First brought up in the parliamentary discussions as early as 17th July 2019, this Bill pushes further the idea of equality in the Maltese islands to further facilitate and help ease the fight for discrimination. According to […]Read More Equality Bill
As ballots continue to be counted and a Biden presidency seems ever more likely, one would be well-advised to refrain from celebrating the end of the Trump era, and even better advised to avoid looking towards the future. Because even though the floodlights show us a match where the former Vice President is likely to […]Read More Trump Won
As the US heads into yet another presidential election, what lies in store could determine the future of generations, and what’s at stake could set history’s course for a lifetime.Read More Playing to Win
They say that the key to success in politics is pulling off a delicate balancing act. This can be applied to any major political party, be it in government or opposition. In terms of the latter, we can certainly apply the art of pulling off a balancing act to the current state of the Nationalist […]Read More Striking a balance
In a reality where the cloud of national pride is increasingly used to cover up the oceans of underlying issues beneath, one ought to consider how recognising a problem is better than pretending it doesn’t exist.Read More In Defence of Grech’s Unpatriotic Sentiment
I have never existed in a time where the current Opposition truly had a purpose. Following the succession of Malta into the European Union, the Party lost its momentum and became complacent. Without any real vision or winning noble cause, they spiralled gradually to then lose the General election a mere ten years later. The […]Read More A New Age of Opposition
Things may finally be taking a turn in Belarus, as protests have gripped the nation, demanding the end of the authoritarian regime. Why did these protests start, and what does the future entail for Russia’s favourite ally?Read More Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship
Events in 2020 have led many of us to reevaluate our past in the hopes of figuring out where to go next. To some, the battles of a century ago are still worth fighting. Are we trapped by history, or can it set us free?Read More Ghosts of Versailles: Europe’s Past and its Politics
Going astray from the mainstream media we consume in our Western bubble, how would a Chinese diplomat view the situation developing in Venezuela? In this article we imagine being a Chinese official outlining his/her position, in an effort to understand the slit in the fabric of our understanding of global political disagreement:Read More Beyond the Western Mirror: How China views the Venezuelan Crisis