Slavoj Zizek

Why We Shouldn't Read Žižek's Pro-Trump Script Before Bedtime

Mark Brewer | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Politics
Mark Brewer

He should know better than to risk creating an unjustified swing demographic before what's perhaps the most consequential presidential election in modern history, and pushing the pendulum towards - even by his own argument - a greater known danger than Clinton represents.

The Disheartening Death of the European Left

Jo Simmons | Posted 29.07.2017 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

Copyright: Flickr via thierry ehrmann The European Left is in a parlous state. France's Socialist president, Francois Hollande made history in 2014 w...

Leftist Supergroup, One Night Only: Assange, Zizek and Varoufakis on Stage

Jonty Langley | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Politics
Jonty Langley

If leftist intellectuals can be rock-stars (and somewhere there must be a guitar trashed by Thomas Piketty that proves they can), then Monday night at...

Presents Tense

Mark Perryman | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Politics
Mark Perryman

A guide for books to give the Lefty in your life this Christmas: A superb read therefore over the 12 days of Christmas would be the poetry collection...

Sophie Fiennes Directs Zizek in New 'Pervert's Guide'

Christine Coco Jun | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Christine Coco Jun

Delving once more into the hidden language of cinema, Fiennes and Zizek interpret what the movies reveal about ourselves, and the collective fantasies that shape our beliefs and practices. Fiennes commented: "We are responsible for our dreams. That's the genius of cinema: there's more happening than what you can actually talk about. "

Wagner in Tel Aviv - The Unofficial Boycott Should Be Undone

Carl Packman | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Politics
Carl Packman

Like with so many artists with foul beliefs, I feel it justified to be allowed to enjoy their art, in spite of them. Art, after all, is something merely facilitated by the artist; your subjective evaluation and judgement is not only important to that art, but vital for its existence.