[Appeared on Channel 4 News on May 16th 2017.]
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.
[Appeared in Al Jazeera on November 13th 2011.]
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.
[Appeared on Al Jazeera on February 3rd 2011.]
Philosopher Slavoj Žižek argues that unless we think about a radical new beginning, the likes of Berlusconi are the political future.