Below is the transcript of Zizek’s introductory statement. First, a brief introductory remark. I cannot but notice the […]
The Czech-born writer Milan Kundera once wrote an entire book about an atmosphere where one joke made in bad taste can ruin your life. It’s no joke now, as denouncing colleagues becomes normal in the US.
Ethical and political “correctness” have reached extreme levels recently. This suits the powerful perfectly right now, but may come back to bite them soon.
Should the left’s answer to rightist populism really be a “Me Too”;? Part I Let’s take an (artificially) […]
Despite occasional exceptions, it was once considered almost gospel that democracy and capitalism went hand in hand. China’s successful rise knocks the notion on the head.
The motto of every authentic radical change is the same as the quote from Virgil that Freud chose […]
The American far right has spotted a gap in the European market, as the continent buckles from the […]
There may well be two sides to Donald Trump. The “peaceful” and the “belligerent,” depending on his moods. And we might just have seen both of them in quick succession.
When commentators analyze the new wave of women’s struggles, one of their conclusions is that “no means no” […]
The global elite will use any means necessary to prevent the economic radicalization of the left. So “MeToo” […]