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Slavoj Zizek

Slavoj Zizek

    In short, Madiba was not Mugabe
    In short, Madiba was not Mugabe
    In the last two decades of his life, Nelson Mandela was celebrated as a model of how to liberate a country from the colonial yoke without succumbing to the temptation of dictatorial power and anti-capitalist posturing. ...
    Whistle-blowers, our new heroes
    Whistle-blowers, our new heroes
    We all remember President Barack Obama's smiling face, full of hope and trust, when he delivered the motto of his first campaign: "Yes, we...
    Obama rocks foundations and opens up welcome cracks
    Obama rocks foundations and opens up welcome cracks
    How did Barack Obama win re-election? The philosopher Jean-Claude Milner recently proposed the notion of the "stabilising class" –...