Think justice exists in Malta? Think again!

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.

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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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Unto the next interlude

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 […]

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Love, Politics and Castration

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? […]

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WTF is: Moneyval?

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?

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Trump Won

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 […]

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Playing to Win

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.

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