Monthly Archives: May 2012

In a Time of Violence: “Greece’s inconvenient outbreak of democracy” (Marshall Auerbach)

“because death is heavy”  Jack Hirschman I see a man lying on the grass; part of him is lying on the grass, the other half of his body is on the cobbled pavement. I think maybe he is dead. Why … Continue reading

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ΥΠΕΡΠΑΡΑΓΩΓΗ

Ελένη-Χριστίνα Σταμοπούλου Το Σινέ-Ελλάς σε συνεργασία με την ΕklogesProductions παρουσιάζει το κοινωνικό δράμα: «Χωρίς Αυτοδυναμία». Η πιο δακρύβρεχτη ιστορία πόνου και προδοσίας μετά το «Μάνα γιατί με γέννησες» και το «Αμάρτησα για το παιδί μου». Πρωταγωνιστούν: Στο ρόλο του αρχηγού … Continue reading

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IN EXTREMIS

“In our struggle for responsibility, we fight against someone who is masked.” Walter Benjamin, “Experience” This blog is a series of riffs on post-election feelings, happenings, anxieties … The historic upending of the two-party system with SYRIZA’s (The Coalition of the … Continue reading

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“What Are You Voting?”

“.. every contingency must threaten a society which is no longer guaranteed by citizens.” from “Understanding and Politics (The Difficulties of Understanding)”     Hannah Arendt Tomorrow, Sunday May 6, Greeks, like the French are going to the polls. We don’t ask … Continue reading

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