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How WikiLeaks Opened Our Eyes to the Illusion of Freedom
Posted on: Jun 19, 2014, Source: The Guardian
Julian Assange, now in exile in Ecuador, has blown apart the illusion of Western liberty.
Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange are Our New Heroes
Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: The Guardian
As the NSA revelations have shown, whistleblowing is now an essential art. It is our means of keeping 'public reason' alive.
Why Capitalist Predators Think 2013 Will Be the Best Year Ever
Posted on: Feb 18, 2013, Source: Comment Is Free
As communists once were, today's capitalists are completely blinded by ideology.
We Are Willing to Talk About the Financial Crisis, But Less Discussed Is the Appalling Decline of Democracy
Posted on: Jan 17, 2013, Source: Comment Is Free
In austerity-driven Europe, the 'blind are leading the blind.'
Zizek: How the Occupy Movement Can Confront a Capitalist System That Defies Reform
Posted on: Apr 30, 2012, Source: The Guardian
The problem is not corruption or greed, the problem is the system that pushes you to be corrupt.
Julian Assange on Why Calls for His Death and the McCarthyesque Crackdown on WikiLeaks Are Good Signs
Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!
Assange and renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek discuss the release of the largest trove of classified U.S. government records in history.
Zizek: Miracle of Tahrir Square -- No Room for Compromise, Mubarak Must Go
Posted on: Feb 10, 2011, Source: The Guardian
Either the entire Mubarak edifice falls, or the uprising is betrayed.
Slavoj Zizek: Why Far Right and Xenophobic Politicians Are on the Rise in Europe
Posted on: Oct 27, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!
Zizek: I really am worried about how the far right is setting the general political agenda, even while being in the minority.
How Corporations Make Profits by Associating Themselves with Charitable Causes
Posted on: Sep 3, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Companies like Starbucks have figured out that they can make more money by attaching their profits to causes that people care about.
The Big Outcome of the '60s: The Triumph of Capitalism
Posted on: Jun 26, 2008, Source: In These Times
After the social tumult of the '60s capitalism usurped resistance itself, turning attempts at subversion into commodities.
China Adopted Our Capitalist Model -- Will We Adopt Their Despotism?
Posted on: Dec 14, 2007, Source: In These Times
Does the "free market" system doom all of us to authoritarianism?
A Hero in a Hurry
Posted on: Feb 1, 2006, Source: In These Times
The mega-popular TV show <i>24</i> has Keifer Sutherland in a constant rush to prevent acts of terror, but has that stripped him of his ethical standing?
Katrina: Rumors, Lies, and Racist Fantasies
Posted on: Oct 30, 2005, Source: In These Times
A look at the frenzy of fantasies and rumors that the media reported as facts while New Orleans flooded.
Posted on: Jun 23, 2003, Source: In These Times
The famous philosopher says the search for wisdom in the Matrix movies is driven more by the desire of the viewer than the intention of the filmmakers.
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