Category Archives: Migrant issues

The failure of multiculturalism

In the current turmoil when millions find themselves threatened and displaced to an extent not seen since the aftermath of World War II, one keeps wondering whether we have lost control completely and we keep asking ourselves: how did we … Continue reading

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The Maltese Diaspora: Changing Faces of Malta Abroad

Introduction: Some Landmarks in the history of migration[1] The aim of this introduction is to emphasize the changing pattern of migration and to give some idea of the movement of people that occurred particularly during the first three-quarters of the … Continue reading

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Three generations of Maltese in Australia: A picture through surveys of the population

In Australia, almost 50 per cent of the population were born overseas or had parents who were born overseas, a percentage which is bound to increase in the coming years. This has enabled this country to increase its population from … Continue reading

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Children of the Maltese diaspora

Ask anyone you meet and chances are they will confirm they have relatives overseas, and, increasingly, more and more grandchildren. It is a fact, however, that we know very little about these grandchildren, except that they are cute and fast-growing. … Continue reading

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Maltese Cultural Exchanges with Australia

Over the past few weeks there has been a significant input of Maltese cultural events to Australia. In the past such events have been few and far between and have left our Maltese brethren overseas in a state of cultural … Continue reading

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Europe and multiculturalism

Recent events have demonstrated to everyone, even those convinced of the essential relevance of multiculturalism, that under conditions of inordinate strain, the system is bound to fail. The basic problem as I see it is not with the concept itself, … Continue reading

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