Author: Neil Muscat

Has the pandemic truly prevented us from going about our ordinary lives or has it produced a paradoxical aftermath? Like Morpheus’s red pill, has a mere virus acted as perhaps one of the greatest agents of ideological disillusionment yet? Only, unlike Neo, the developed world had no blissfully ignorant alternative. Malta faces a variety of crises, all of which have been accentuated by this additional stressor and have made the true extent of our vulnerability abundantly clear. 1) The labour shortage crisis ­− Times of Malta has recently reported that the entirety of the private sector faces labour shortages due…

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