Posts Tagged: slavoj zizek
Running the gamut from Marx to Badiou, from Women’s Oppression Today to Racecraft, this collection of titles will interest anyone looking to learn more about the fundamentals of leftists politics and philosophy....more
“The inevitable conclusion to be drawn is that the rise of radical Islamism was always the other side of the disappearance of the secular left in Muslim countries.
“When Afghanistan is portrayed as the utmost Islamic fundamentalist country, who still remembers that, 40 years ago, it was a country with a strong secular tradition, including a powerful communist party that took power there independently of the Soviet Union?...more
“Take my friend Peter, for example, fucking Sloterdijk. I like him a lot, but he’ll obviously have to be sent to the gulag. He’ll be in a slightly better position there. Perhaps he could work as a cook.”
In Der Spiegel, a write-up of the Marxist theorist Slavoj Zizek and The Idea of Communism Conference in Berlin....more