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China: A partner for the future, or an enemy from the past?

By the Malta International Relations Association (MIRSA) For 44 years, between the end of World War II and the fall of the Iron Curtain in Europe, the Cold War served as the defining feature of foreign affairs; dictating norms and ethics in economic and philosophical...

The real uses and risks of Cannabis: what’s all the fuss?

Cannabis (i.e. marijuana) is a euphoriant derived from plants, and has been the centre of much controversy and unrest recently. With an abundance of conflicting information available, what are the real uses of cannabis and are there any risks? There are over 100...

The need for a new Sette Giugno

On this day we celebrate one of the most important revolutions in Maltese history. After years of suffering, the Maltese citizens exploded and rioted against the government, who had kept their wages below what was required to handle the cost of living. The riots...
The need for a new Sette Giugno

The need for a new Sette Giugno

On this day we celebrate one of the most important revolutions in Maltese history. After years of suffering, the Maltese citizens exploded and rioted against the government, who had kept their wages below what was required to handle the cost of living. The riots...

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Dead Turtle on our Doorstep

Dead Turtle on our Doorstep

By now, everyone must have seen the horrific video of a plastic drinking straw being pulled from a turtle’s nostril. In the video the turtle is bleeding, sniffing, clearly distressed and in pain. It was this video which inspired the worldwide movement to ban plastic...

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Maltese Press Freedom: Declined?

Maltese Press Freedom: Declined?

UNESCO declared May 3rd as World Press Freedom Day with the aim of increasing awareness about how fundamental the freedom of the press is to a democratic society. In the last decade alone, over 800 journalists have been killed worldwide in an attempt to silence...

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A Mole in Mater Dei

A Mole in Mater Dei

On 23rd March 2021, news broke out that Malta’s Minister of Education, Justyne Caruana, was hospitalized at Mater Dei Hospital. In the preceding days, she had been caught up in a debacle over the payment of a foreign footballer to reform sports curricula in government...

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