Slavoj Žižek, a Slovenian philosopher and psychoanalyst, is a senior researcher at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities, in Essen, Germany. He has also been a visiting professor at more than 10 universities around the world. Žižek is the author of many other books, including Living in the End Times, First As Tragedy, Then As Farce, The Fragile Absolute and Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? He lives in London.
Whither Argumentation?: A Response to Louis Nayman
Every direct reference to the exclusive right of one group, based on its mythic and historical past, is a precursor to a justification of brutal power, a version of “might is right.” MORE
Features · April 1, 2015
Slavoj Žižek: Whither Zionism?
In order to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, we should not dwell in ancient past—we should forget it. MORE
Features · March 2, 2015
Slavoj Žižek: The Urgent Necessity of a Syriza Victory in Greece
Only a split from the European Union by Greece can save what is worth saving in the European legacy: democracy, trust in people and egalitarian solidarity. MORE
Features · January 22, 2015
Slavoj Žižek: How the United States Rolls
It's lonely being the global policeman. MORE
Features · December 10, 2014
Leaving Democracy to the Experts
TISA's secret trade negotiations quietly restructure our global economy. MORE
Features · August 12, 2014
Broken Eggs, But No Omelet
All austerity has wrought in Europe is a messy kitchen MORE
Features · July 7, 2014
What Europe Can Learn from Ukraine
European leftists are too quick to patronize Ukrainian protesters. MORE
Features · April 8, 2014
Who Is John Galt? Now We Know!
On financial meltdowns and government shutdowns. MORE
Features · October 10, 2013
Is There a Method to the Syrian Madness?
On radical-emancipatory movements and false rationales for war. MORE
Features · September 11, 2013
Deaths on the Nile
Is Egypt's revolution following the course of Iran's? MORE
Features · August 23, 2013