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Slavoj Zizek. First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Title:Slavoj Zizek. First as Tragedy, Then as Farce
Date:11/24/2009Length:0:29:25
Zizek discusses capitalism's flawed priorities,presents his newest book "First as Tragedy, then as Farce", and asks the question why, if we can pour billions of dollars into the global banking system in a frantic attempt at financial stabilization, why has it not been possible to bring the same forces to bear in addressing world poverty and environmental crisis?