In a political and social environment dominated by two overbearing political parties, both veering dangerously towards populism and away from any semblance of values or principles, and by an incapacitated independent media, Malta’s democracy pivots on civil society for its survival.
The violence of 1603 marks the origin of an historical genealogy tethered to the present. The hyper-sexualization of Asian men and women, a fundamental trope of the pop culture lexicon, has a bloody past. There is no indication that this trend has diminished. I
In the post-Covid world, we see an increased awareness and demand for local products and a new appreciation of the importance of strong local communities. By prioritising the restoration of our soils and ecosystems, we can heal our economy and build a truly resilient and thriving society.
Organisations might claim they do tell refugees about the known risks, but that many risks are not known. Organisation can still take additional steps to improve refugees’ knowledge prior to return
The development of architecture targeting vulnerable populations such as the homeless is not a new phenomenon, but there appears to be a growing recognition of the implications of such design trends upon social injustice.
The science is clear—it’s time for our resolve and action to follow suit.
The past few months have seen the continued arrivals of refugees and displaced people in Europe, most of whom have fled war and conflict, persecution or different forms of protracted emergencies such as pervasive poverty.