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Slavoj Zizek. Capitalism and Intervention

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Title:Slavoj Zizek. Capitalism and Intervention
Interview with Slavoj Zizek on the eviction of Occupy Wall Street, on how the Soviet intervention saved the Prague Spring in 1968, the limitations of traditional party systems, the gap between global capitalist financial mechanics and representative institutionalized democracies, the inside joke in Polanski's film 'The Ghostwriter', authoritarian capitalism, capitalist machinery, the contrast between the gay pride parades in Istanbul and Croatia, the threat of the new populist right wing in Europe, the possibility of egalitarian collectives outside hierarchic orders, and the hope for a renewed left that has an emancipatory vision in the redefinition of Europe. Prague, November 17 2011