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9/11 and the end of liberal democracy?
Was it 9/11 or the West's response that threatened the utopia of liberal democracy? S. Zizek and Hamid Dabashi discuss.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2014 17:02 GMT
Guests: War on Terror, War on Muslims?
Empire asks its guests if the global fight against terrorism is eroding the democratic principles it set out to defend.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 14:49 GMT
Guests: The Promise and Peril of Democracy
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, we ask our guests, is neoliberalism undermining European democracy?
Last updated: 28 Sep 2014 18:28 GMT
Which philosophy is dead?
Analytic philosophy may be limited, shortsighted, and seeking to enslave the discipline to the hard sciences.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 19:47 GMT
Who will renowned Italian philosopher Vattimo vote for?
Famed Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo takes issue with both Mario Monti and Silvio Berlusconi.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 16:31 GMT
Why so many communist philosophers?
The destructive nature of neoliberalism has prompted many philosophers to reconsider communist ideas.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 08:56 GMT
Being a communist in 2012
Being a communist in 2012 is not a political choice, but rather an existential matter, writes Santiago Zabala.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2012 11:33 GMT
Slavoj Zizek and Harum Scarum
By saying "Asian values" have corrupted capitalism, Zizek aligns himself with generations of Orientalist thinkers.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 14:46 GMT
Are we living in the end times?
Slavoj Zizek, the philosopher and cultural critic, on the collapse of society and the failure of capitalism.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2010 14:28 GMT
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