Single-Cell Resistance in the TimeSpace of Kairos

The period of bifurcation, chaos, and wild fluctuations out of which will emerge a new order (but one impossible to predict in advance) is in fact the description of the third time of historical social systems, that of structural crisis. It is the view of many world-systems analysts that the modern world-system has entered this […]

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Any sign of political climax in Greece?

If one looks into the etymology of the original Greek word, climax, it apparently refers to “propositions rising in effectiveness,” of a goal achieved through specific steps. The Oxford English Dictionary credits “popular ignorance” for making “high point” the meaning of climax, while Marie Stopes, a birth-control pioneer, turned it into a substitute for orgasm. […]

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