Corruption is not a recent trait, but it may have reached an unprecedented level of sophistication. When financial experts and people with legislative power put their heads together with corrupt intent they create complex cross-border structures that make discovery and prosecution very difficult.
A few days ago, the international press was abuzz with the news that Pope Francis had, in one sentence, doused the fires of hell. The Vatican quickly corrected the news, putting our minds to rest that the fires of hell are raging stronger than ever. This incident in itself is irrelevant, but it begs one question: why does this even matter to the rest of us?
Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered 5 months ago. Her death does not make her a saint but it certainly makes sinners of the rest of us. Maltese society is wholly responsible for what happened.
Deborah De Robertis, a provocative Luxembourgish artist gets cleared off stage at TEDx Brussels. But when one controls the audio-visual, there are surely more elegant ways to stop a performance that breaches one’s ethics.
Damien Hirst’s latest trick is certainly very provoking – but is that enough to qualify it as Art? This week, having succumbed to the flu, I have had plenty of time on my hands. And so I found myself in front of Netflix wondering what to watch (having already finished all the new Star Trek […]