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?Read More How does GDP affect me?
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.Read More WTF is: GDP
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.Read More WTF is: Inflation
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
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