What is the environment, really?

Common understandings of the environment think of it as something ‘out there’ that is separate from us. A different understanding of the environment, however, may be key to solving our current socio-ecological crises.

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Low Turnout: Apathy or Protest?

The post-independence political scene in Malta has always shown that an extremely high percentage of the population is interested in their leadership and is willing to go out and vote. This is evident by the continued high voter turnout that the country has experienced, with only the first independent election in 1966 having a voter […]

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Vote for a sustainable Malta

Extinction Rebellion Malta is organising a rally tomorrow in front of parliament as a response to the upcoming election, with the group wanting to see an end to “politics as usual”. Statement from Extinction Rebellion Malta: The parties aren’t doing enough. They claim that they want change, yet the system itself incentivises short-term gain at […]

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The Third Parties. Who are they?

Although the voting system in Malta is somewhat favourable for the creation of a multi-party-political scene in Malta, for several decades, even before our independence, two parties have held an absolute majority within Parliament, the Labour Party and the Nationalist Party. The Democratic Alternative Party (now AD+PD) was also present since its split from the […]

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Striking a balance

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 […]

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