Video Duration 04 minutes 30 seconds
From: Empire

Empire asks why democracy is in retreat

Philosopher Slavoj Zizek shares his thoughts on the causes of democracy’s retreat in Europe and the US.

Slavoj Zizek reflects on the separation of liberal democracy and capitalism.

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