Malta: The Concrete Garden

At this point in time, everybody and their mother knows that Malta is being increasingly entombed into a coffin of concrete by developers via their shady deals with the planning authority (including in some cases with the Prime Minister himself) and blatant disregard for the judicial protests of NGOs. Cranes have long since replaced the […]

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Argument for a Living Wage

Growing up I was always taught that if I put my mind to it, work hard and don’t let myself get distracted I will have a good and happy life. My parents were a living example of that mentality as was the majority of my family. The ones I heard of that were not as […]

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Why the Unvaccinated Claim Victimhood

Comparisons are indeed odious. That much can be said when we see historical events, political figures and pretty much anything else of a political or historical nature being lumped with one another. These comparisons can be applied to any other field quite frankly, be it culture, socio-economics or any other field for that matter. At […]

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How does GDP affect me?

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?

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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 country’s GDP.

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WTF is: Inflation

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.

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COVID Passports: Aye or Nay?

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 […]

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