Slavoj Žižek

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Name: Slavoj Žižek
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

In that case, just double tuition?

The renowned Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek once said that Starbucks sells "good coffee Karma," where the "act of egotist consumption included the price for its opposite" — that is, for helping the poor, saving the environment, etc. This made me think ... [Published Individual.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Putting the boot in development

I’VE STUMBLED across an interesting paper, which looks at the economic impact of TOMS Shoes. When you buy a pair of TOMS, they give another pair to an impoverished child. TOMS has come under a fair amount of criticism for what it does, including a ... [Published Free exchange - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cinema uses the language of dreams'

Image: Chaitanya Dinesh SurpurCinema is most totalitarian of the arts. All energy and sensation is sucked up into the skull, a cerebral erection, skull bloated with blood... The body exists for the sake of the eyes; it becomes a dry stalk to support these ... [Published Forbes India - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday, Nov. 8: Adam Kirsch

Adam Kirsch launches his collection of essays, "Rocket and Lightships," featuring essays on subjects from Susan Sontag and Walter Benjamin to David Foster Wallace and Slavoj Zizek.Where: PowerHouse Arena • 37 Main St. at Water Street • (718) 666–3049 ... [Published Brooklyn Papers - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Chinese finger-trap

How the rise of China has (not) been portrayed in the mainstream mediaThe Chinese are going to land with a thud — economic pundits and prognosticators have for long been skeptical about China’s rise, going to odd lengths sometimes to convince the global ... [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: China, Democracy, Xenophobia
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Critic s Notebook for October 20, 2014

RGB, Jenny Core (2014) This week: Modern Jamaica, historical Berlin, and artistically inclined Bushwick. Fiction: : Through more than a dozen voices, an assassination attempt on Bob Marley in 1976 is portrayed as the inevitable climax of a country shaken ... [Published New Criterion - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dogs vs Cats: The Great Debate, Ctd

In a recent Guardian live chat, the frequently-entertaining pop philosopher Slavoj Zizek added his two cents: What do you think we can learn from cats, if anything? Nothing. I like to search for class struggle in strange domains. For example it is ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why Slavoj Zizek wants to tax cats

Slovenian critical theorist Slajov Zizek did a web chat for  the Guardian this morning, and because this is the internet, he was asked about cats. And because this is Zizek, of course he situates them in the class struggle:So there you have it: cats are ... [Published VOX.com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

WHISNANT: Perpetuating misunderstanding

Bill Maher does the progressive movement a disservice when he mischaracterizes Islam by Gray Whisnant | Oct 08 2014 | 22 minutes agoBill Maher has made it his calling card over the years to foment controversy by making what he calls “politically incorrect” ... [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Customer service is becoming more Kafkaesque by the day | Oscar Rickett | Comment is free

Anyone who’s seen The Onion’s video “Prague’s Kafka International Named Most Alienating Airport[1]”, in which an airline official played by a Slavoj Žižek soundalike tells confused travellers, “If there is a problem, fill out a complaint form, and place ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 02 2014]
Entities: Slavoj Žižek, Prague
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Customer service is becoming more Kafkaesque by the day | Oscar Rickett

"Anger, frustration, and confusion: these are the emotions that come to mind when I think of settling a mobile phone bill or querying a bank charge.' Photograph: Marttila / Rex FeaturesAnyone who’s seen The Onion’s video “ Prague’s Kafka International ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 02 2014]
Entities: Anger, Call Center, Workers
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

The political philosophy of Slavoj Zizek, part 1

While a leftist, Zizek is critical of certain tendencies among contemporary leftists, such as "the elevation of difference or otherness to ends in themselves, the reading of the Western Enlightenment as implicitly totalitarian, and the pervasive skepticism ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 02 2014]

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Inside Mugabe's sealed succession envelope: Fea... [Published Bulawayo24 News - 14 hours ago]
In that case, just double tuition? [Published Individual.com - 14 hours ago]
Putting the boot in development [Published Free exchange - Oct 27 2014]
Cinema uses the language of dreams' [Published Forbes India - Oct 24 2014]
Communism for Kids [Published Education News - Oct 23 2014]
Saturday, Nov. 8: Adam Kirsch [Published Brooklyn Papers - Oct 22 2014]
Slick 'Corporate Responsibility' Reports Are Ac... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
The Chinese finger-trap [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 22 2014]
Critic s Notebook for October 20, 2014 [Published New Criterion - Oct 21 2014]
Signs of the Hong Kong Protests [Published China Digital Times - Oct 16 2014]
WHISNANT: Institutionalized stagnation [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Oct 15 2014]
Dogs vs Cats: The Great Debate, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 11 2014]
Att åternormalisera genombrottet [Published Pressyltaredux - Oct 08 2014]
Why Slavoj Zizek wants to tax cats [Published VOX.com - Oct 08 2014]
WHISNANT: Perpetuating misunderstanding [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Oct 08 2014]
Jacques Lacan Was Sort of a Dick [Published Vice UK - Oct 07 2014]
Empire - The Promise and Peril of Democracy - W... [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Oct 05 2014]
Customer service is becoming more Kafkaesque by... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 02 2014]
Customer service is becoming more Kafkaesque by... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 02 2014]
The political philosophy of Slavoj Zizek, part 1 [Published Examiner.com - Oct 02 2014]
This Film Is Made From 3,000 Animated GIFs [Published Fast Company - Sep 26 2014]
When Progressives Consider Child-Rape Defensible [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 24 2014]
Africa: Global Economic Governance - Radical Tr... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
Nadya Tolokonnikova: I suppose we have nothing ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 19 2014]
Naked photos of Jennifer Lawrence: to click or ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 02 2014]
Happiness by Design by Paul Dolan and How We Ar... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Divine Intervention [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
Rolling in underground tunnels [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 24 2014]
Monday DeLong Smackdown: The Wellsprings of Bad... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 18 2014]
Compulsory voting for Sydney businesses makes a... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 13 2014]
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Putting the boot in development [Published Free exchange - Oct 27 2014]
I’VE STUMBLED across an interesting paper, which looks at the economic impact of TOMS Shoes. When you buy a pair of TOMS, they give another pair to an impoverished child. TOMS has come under a fair amount of criticism for what it does, including a ...
Dogs vs Cats: The Great Debate, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 11 2014]
In a recent Guardian live chat, the frequently-entertaining pop philosopher Slavoj Zizek added his two cents: What do you think we can learn from cats, if anything? Nothing. I like to search for class struggle in strange domains. For example it is ...
Att åternormalisera genombrottet [Published Pressyltaredux - Oct 08 2014]
Slavoj Zizek hade en webchat med Guardians läsare idag, och fick bl.a. frågan “Stravinsky or Schoenberg?” Det ligger en hel del i hans svar, syns det mig… Of course, this question probably refers to Adorno’s book of philosophy on new music. And I ...
Empire - The Promise and Peril of Democracy - W... [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Oct 05 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6AiQvzpg54&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Empire - The Promise and Peril of Democracy - Web Extra - Empire asks why democracy is in retreat Philosopher ...
When Progressives Consider Child-Rape Defensible [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 24 2014]
When Progressives Consider Child-Rape Defensible http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/enza-ferreri/when-progressives-consider-child-rape-defensible-1/ September 24, 2014 by Enza Ferreri 2 Comments   Enza Ferreri is an Italian-born, London-based ...
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