What is freedom today?

Are we free to live our lives as we want? We might think so, but philosopher Slavoj Žižek argues that this apparent freedom is actually governed by a complex series of conditions. For Žižek, a ‘pathetic, old romantic’, the highest form of freedom is in fact love.

Zizek – Lecture in Maastricht on left/right divide

This lecture was given as part of an event (The Empowerment of the Right and the Dissolution of the Left) where Zizek discusses a number of issues boiling down to the dissolution of the left through the acceptance of the post-politica/post-ideological narrative.