Slavoj Zizek. Capitalism and Intervention

The nose rubbing and interruptions to the interviewer annoyed me beyond measure. But once I got over that, this guy provides some very interesting critique of the Occupy movement,  the Prague Spring in 1968, traditional politics, democracy and capitalist financial mechanics.

Slavoj Žižek, Ph.D., is a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and a visiting professor at a number of American Universities (Columbia, Princeton, New School for Social Research, New York University, University of Michigan).


2 responses to “Slavoj Zizek. Capitalism and Intervention

  1. I love how in the second part he talks about how the marriage of capitalism and democracy is gonna reach a divorce soon, because lately the most repressive governments have proved to be very successful capitalists.

  2. He’s quite a brilliant critical theorist and I like how he demands so much more from the left. Always a leftist critique of the left…

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