Due to a visit she had made to Crimea in 2014, Ukraine has barred Russia’s Eurovision contestant Julia Samoilova from participating in the contest. As she had entered Crimea illegally, […]
- March 23, 2017 Debate, Music & Books
RUSSIA’S CONTESTANT BANNED FROM EUROVISION
- March 20, 2017 Debate, Malta
WHAT SHOULD MALTA LOOK LIKE IN 25 YEARS’ TIME?
The year will be 2042, and Millennials will be experiencing their twenty-third quarter-life crisis, robots will be making Maltese bread, and I’ll be having plenty of rendez-vous with my plastic […]
- March 18, 2017 Debate, Lifestyle
ARE WE HUMAN?
Are We Human? Or are we dancer? These lyrics are lifted straight from the song Human released by American rock band The Killers, and they immediately sprang to mind when […]
- March 14, 2017 Debate, Get inspired
HOW TO DEAL WITH A SEXIST BOSS
Is your boss shutting you down because you’re a woman? Does he treat you differently because of your gender? Then here’s how to sort him out. I’m amazed by just […]
- March 12, 2017 Debate
HOW TO DELIVER A GOOD ARGUMENT
Throwing things at the other person – however deserved that may be – is not one of the tips! From politics to pastizzi, we are a nation of opinionated people, […]
- March 9, 2017 Debate, Health
WHY DO PEOPLE DRINK?
You’ll be surprised… The iconic verse in the Eagles’s Hotel California is very telling of human nature: “Some dance to remember, some dance to forget…” Letting go – in all its shapes […]
- February 25, 2017 Debate, Society
IS SCHOOL KILLING YOUR DREAMS?
In a story recounted by Sir Ken Robinson, when his son was four years old, he took part in a school play about the Nativity, where he played Joseph. In […]
- February 23, 2017 Debate
ANOTHER SOLAR SYSTEM WITH SEVEN PLANETS
Calling occupants of interplanetary craft – The Carpenters Seven Earth-sized planets within another solar system have recently been discovered by astronomers in search for alien life. As they do not orbit […]
- January 31, 2017 Debate, Sex
ESCORTING IN MALTA
In the two plays I’ve worked on that dealt with the theme of prostitution, I was never the one playing the prostitute. I think that’s a backhanded compliment in the […]
- January 25, 2017 Debate
HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MELANIA?
I felt a twinge of guilt as a feminist for referring to the new First Lady of the United States of America as a problem. Considering who her husband is, […]
- January 24, 2017 Debate, Society
THE GENDER PAY GAP IS GETTING SMALLER
The fight for equal rights and gender equality has been going on for decades. However, while there’s much left to be done, studies are now showing that the pay gap […]