Interviews

A Marxist for Trump

[Note: The embed feature of vice.com does not seem to work correctly; link to video is provided below the transcript.]  Slavoj Žižek: I think it’s totally wrong to say Trump is really a dangerous right-wing fundamentalist. No. He is nothing. He is an opportunist, the way I see it. Narrated: Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
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China’s Valley of Tears

The explosion of capitalism in China has many Westerners asking when political democracy–as the “natural” accompaniment of capitalism–will emerge. But a closer look quickly dispels any such hope. Modern-day China is not an oriental-despotic distortion of capitalism, but rather the repetition of capitalism’s development in Europe itself. In the early Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago