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Rage, Rebellion, New Power (podcast)

http://zizekpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/ragerebellionnewpower.mp3 [Abstract by Mosse Lectures (translated by Ippolit Belinski):] The relationship of rage, rebellion and new power forms a kind of dialectical triad of the revolutionary process. In the beginning there are the more or less chaotic outbursts of rage, the dissatisfaction of the people, which they demonstrate more or less Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
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The Transformation of Civilization and the Future of Asia (podcast)

http://zizekpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/197thetransformationofcivilization.mp3 [Perhaps one of his clearest lectures of Žižek, addressing his own views of what needs to be done politically – including his opposition to localism, the emphasis on recreating a new political organisation, what happens the day after the ‘revolution’, etc. Lecture delivered at Kyeonghee University, Seoul (South Korea) on Read more…

By Ippolit Belinski, ago
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The Absolute Recoil (podcast)

Talk: http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/archive/audio/2013_05_10_BIH/2013_05_12_The%20Actuality%20of%20the%20Absolute_Slavoj%20Zizek_talk.mp3 Q&A: http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/archive/audio/2013_05_10_BIH/2013_05_12_The%20Actuality%20of%20the%20Absolute_Slavoj%20Zizek_questions.mp3 [Abstract from Birkbeck:] Hegel is the ultimate bête noire of the last two centuries of philosophy:proponents of Lebensphilosophie, existentialists from Kierkegaard onwards, materialists, historicists, analytic philosophers and empiricists, Marxists, traditional liberals, religious moralists, deconstructionists and Deleuzians, they all define themselves through different modalities of rejecting Hegel. But Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
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Communist Absconditus (podcast)

http://zizekpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/communistabsconditus.mp3 [Abstract from EGS:] Slavoj Žižek talking about the European debt crisis, the revolutions of 2011, and where things stand now. In this lecture Slavoj Žižek discusses the concepts of exploitation, unemployment, the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street in relationship to Yanis Varoufakis’s “Global Minotaur,” Keynesianism, deficits, Paul Volker, Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
Podcast

Let Us Demand the Impossible: Communism (podcast)

[The video of this talk is available here and on YouTube.] http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/tv/bigideas/fodi_slavojzizek_full.mp3 [Abstract by ABC:] In the late 90s, political theorists, economists and politicians were talking confidently about the end of history and the undisputed triumph of liberal “democratic” capitalism. Communism was written off as dead and buried. But after 9/11, Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago