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Slavoj Žižek

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Shoplifters of the World Unite

On the London riot on 2011, which “tells us a great deal about our ideological-political predicament and about the kind of society we inhabit, a society which celebrates choice but in which the only available alternative to enforced democratic consensus is a blind acting out.”

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Good Manners in the Age of WikiLeaks

On secrets that surprise no one:

This is the paradox of public space: even if everyone knows an unpleasant fact, saying it in public changes everything.

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Can you give my son a job?

On China’s modern-day Communist Party and why foundational myths can never be shed.