Slavoj Žižek interview: “Trump created a crack in the liberal centrist hegemony”

The Marxist philosopher on why catastrophe gives him hope. 

In an era of stagnant productivity, Slavoj Žižek is a notable outlier. Since 1972, the Slovenian philosopher – and self-described “complicated Marxist” – has published more than 80 books and essay collections, including Living in the End Times, Opera’s Second Death, Organs without Bodies and, most recently, Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Humanity.

I am reminded of Stalin’s apocryphal quip on Soviet arms production: “Quantity has a quality...
source: New Statesman

2019-01-11 13:39
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