Slavoj Žižek
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Systemic and Subjective: The Violence of 'The International' and the Global Financial Order
13 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

The weapons deals in The International and the back-door negotiations between corporate lobbies and Congress are two sides of the same coin; both use overwhelming systemic violence to further their ends.


Žižek Continues His Love Affair With Hegel in 'Absolute Recoil'
24 Nov 2014 // 1:00 AM

Absolute Recoil is less a "major philosophical intervention" and more a natural continuation of Žižek's decades-long project of interpreting the world through Hegelian and Lacanian analysis.

Populist Revolts and Philosophy: 'The Year of Dreaming Dangerously'
21 Oct 2012 // 5:05 PM

As in his previous work, critic and philosopher Slavoj Žižek challenges the status quo, yet similar to street activists, he sidesteps what must be done for practical reform.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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