Slavoj Žižek

Film

Hollywood’s vacuous moral turn

Black Widow, Luca and Nomadland are films for decaffeinated protesters

By Slavoj Žižek

China

Is communism authoritarian capitalism?

You certainly can abolish political freedom without abolishing market freedom — China proved it

By Slavoj Žižek

Politics

Biden is wrong on Putin

Denying that your political enemy has a soul is nothing less than a regression to vulgar racism

By Slavoj Žižek

Economics

Corruption for everybody!

What the wallstreetbets story tells us

By Slavoj Žižek

Politics

Trump’s barber paradox

Can the President pardon himself?

By Slavoj Žižek

Art

The future will not follow any of the already imagined Hollywood movie scripts

We desperately need new scripts, new stories that will provide a realistic, non-catastrophic sense of where we should be going

By Slavoj Žižek

Europe

The thin line between Zionism and anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism is alive and well — and in some surprising places

By Slavoj Žižek

Internet

Human sexuality is innately perverse

Even when I am alone with my partner, my sexual interaction with them is inextricably intertwined with my fantasies

By Slavoj Žižek

Internet

Free Julian Assange — his fate is inextricably tied to our own

We are dealing with the basic meaning of our freedom and human rights

By Slavoj Žižek

Art

Don’t insult Joker by comparing him to Trump

What Todd Phillips’s film tells us about protest movements

By Slavoj Žižek

Books

The Nobel Committee honors an apologist for genocide

Peter Handke has compared Bosnian Serbs laying the siege on Sarajevo with Native Americans laying siege on a camp of white colonizers

By Slavoj Žižek

Greta Thunberg is no genius – she’s an apostle

She just repeats the same simple message again and again

By Slavoj Žižek

Politics

Trump will be re-elected because of left-liberal stupidity

Through all his shocking vulgarities, he is providing his followers with a narrative which makes sense

By Slavoj Žižek

Science & Tech

How to boil a frog

Cyril Ramaphosa’s versatile simile has much to teach us

By Slavoj Žižek

China

In defense of treason

If we really care for the fate of the people who compose our nations, our motto should be: America last, China last, Russia last

By Slavoj Žižek

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