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Slavoj Zizek

Russia

Secret bioweapon labs are Putin’s MacGuffin 

Expect the ruse to decline as the war rages on

By Slavoj Zizek

Russia

Putin’s Stalinist playbook

The Russian leader has eschewed Lenin in favor of a more familiar figure

By Slavoj Zizek

Russia

Was Russia’s ‘rape’ of Ukraine inevitable?

Putin has used sexually violent language to refer to Ukraine for some time

By Slavoj Zizek

Law

Why Julian Assange is hated

He makes us admit the truth we hide

By Slavoj Zizek

Film

Hollywood’s vacuous moral turn

Black Widow, Luca and Nomadland are films for decaffeinated protesters

By Slavoj Zizek

China

Is communism authoritarian capitalism?

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

By Slavoj Zizek

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 Zizek

Economics

Corruption for everybody!

What the wallstreetbets story tells us

By Slavoj Zizek

Politics

Trump’s barber paradox

Can the President pardon himself?

By Slavoj Zizek

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 Zizek

Europe

The thin line between Zionism and anti-Semitism

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

By Slavoj Zizek

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 Zizek

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 Zizek

Art

Don’t insult Joker by comparing him to Trump

What Todd Phillips’s film tells us about protest movements

By Slavoj Zizek

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 Zizek

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