Peter Turchin’s latest book, End Times: Elites, Counter-Elites, and the Path of Political Disintegrationis receiving glowing reviews. Its message is highly relevant to our collective understanding of the emerging global polycrisis and what needs to be done to minimize it.

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Trevor Hancock: A polycrisis is greater than the sum of its parts

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by Steffan Heuer in Think:Act Magazine….While the term is not new, polycrisis has taken on a new meaning and new urgency as governments, think tanks and ordinary...
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