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Democracy’s Fascism Problem

Sometimes faces become symbols of the anonymous forces behind them. Was not the stupidly smiling face of Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem the symbol of the European Union’s brutal pressure on Greece? Recently, the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP)—the European cousin of the Trans-Pacific Partnership—acquired a new symbol: the cold Read more…


The Pervert’s Guide to Europe, with Jürgen Kuttner

Democracy is being gradually abolished. Almost everything that was criticised in the past of ‘real socialism’ is now coming back. GDR-nostalgics (Ostalgie) can count themselves lucky: barbed wire at the borders, refugees and smugglers, uncontrollable parallels between intelligence services and monitoring organizations, tendencies towards the planned economy industry, fraud and Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago