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6 minutes | 9 months ago
#13 COVID-19 and Solidarity: a Wish List of Government Measures in the Time of Crisis
Crisis must not be an excuse for discrimination and injustice. On the contrary, solidarity is our weapon during these difficult times. David Saliba reads an article by Daiva Repečkaitė.
46 minutes | a year ago
#12 Malta's Public Space in 3D: Defining, Designing and Defending It | with Antoine Zammit
Raisa Galea talks to Antoine Zammit, a practicing architect and urban designer, about challenges and hopes pertaining to open public spaces in Malta. How do we define a public space? How do we design a public space? And, finally, how do we defend a public space from overbuilding? Listen to this edition of Isles Aloud podcast to learn more about public space in Malta.
56 minutes | a year ago
#11 Discussing Abortion: on the Limits of Choice, Individualism and Protecting the Vulnerable
Raisa Galea discusses the debate on abortion in Malta with Andrea Dibben, a social policy academic and chairperson of Women’s Rights Foundation, and David Zammit, Head of Department of Civil Law at the University of Malta. Together, they reflect on the reasons for resistance to legalising abortion in Malta as well as its moral, legal and social aspects. What are the limits to personal choices? Does every living thing truly wish to live? Who are the most vulnerable members of society? These and a few other topics are discussed in the podcast.
43 minutes | a year ago
#10 Who's Afraid of Feminism? | with Mario Vella
Raisa Galea talks to Mario Vella, the frontman of cult band Brikkuni, about his alleged aversion to feminism, #metoo movement and gender equality.
13 minutes | 2 years ago
#9 On Regretting Motherhood
The perfect, romanticised version of motherhood—the ‘motherhood myth’—needs to be dismantled. Women who are childless by choice are controversial, but women who regret motherhood…? This is the ultimate taboo. Maria Theuma reads an essay by Liza Caruana-Finkel.
68 minutes | 2 years ago
#8 The Seven Deadly Sins of Lovin Malta
Raisa Galea talks to Christian Peregin, the founder of Lovin Malta, about the publications' style, vision and media sensationalism. Together, they discuss Lovin Malta's coverage of the Paceville masterplan, the murder of Hugo Chetcuti, the ITS db project in Pembroke, Sandro Chetcuti and his plan to 'save' Maltese village cores; the American University of Malt, smaller parties and racism.
5 minutes | 2 years ago
#7 Maria Theuma reads a poem 'Maltija' ('Maltese') by Nadia Mifsud
What does it mean to be Maltese? Who and what defines us? Is it a name? Ancestral lineage? Or, perhaps, a passport? Maria Theuma reads the original (written in Maltese)and translated versions of a poem 'Maltija' ('Maltese') by Nadia Mifsud.
13 minutes | 2 years ago
#6 A Sea That Connects And Nurtures Is No Longer Ours
The sea has always been the major force that shaped history of Malta. Today, the seafront as a public space seems to be the only resource element that somehow managed to survive, but for how long will it prevail? An article by Kristina Borg, read by Tamsin Caruana.
3 minutes | 2 years ago
#5 Maria Theuma Reads Her Poem 'Mill-Fdalijiet Tal-Opra'
Maria Theuma Reads Her Poem Mill-Fdalijiet Tal-Opra. The poem was originally recorded for Luke Azzopardi Studio’s installation ‘On the Opera’s Ruins’.
12 minutes | 2 years ago
#4 Discussing Malta's Fuel Service Station Policy and the Urgent Need for Its Revision
Raisa Galea speaks with Victoria Pisani, an activist at Moviment Graffitti and Kamp Emerġenza Ambjent, about the infamous fuel stations policy which has never been reviewed, despite the Planning Authority’s promise to do so.
22 minutes | 2 years ago
#2 Discussing White Paper: Towards Affordable Housing in Malta
The soaring rent prices is among the major concerns to Maltese residents, hence the release of White Paper was highly anticipated by social justice activists, NGOs and tenants alike. Isles of the Left met with three members of the Research and Policy team at the Parliamentary Secretariat for Social Accommodation: Rachael Scicluna, Joseph Bartolo and Kurt Xerri. We discussed the overall purpose of the White Paper, the methodology of the research aimed to assess Malta’s rental market, which sectors of society were consulted and why, whether the shortage of housing supply is truly the major problem and whether the suggestions proposed by the team will succeed in making housing more affordable.
4 minutes | 3 years ago
#1 On The Museum’s Ruins by Maria Theuma
Maria Theuma reads her poem "On the Museum's Ruins"
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