Slavoj Zizek's scientific contributions

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Article
The essay analyzes revolutionary terror apropos of two exemplary cases: the Jacobin phase of the French Revolution and the Chinese Cultural Revolution. In both cases, terror should be dismissed not as a mass crime but as a failed articulation of the radical emancipatory will. Our task is to imagine how this radical emancipatory will can be given a...

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... China and Russia both have capitalist regimes with the capability to control workers [10]. Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek writes that China "seems to embody a new kind of capitalism: disregard for ecological consequences, disdain for workers' rights, everything subordinated to the ruthless drive to develop and become the new world force" [11]. Conversely, Brazil, South Africa and India have electoral democracies, however; these countries also have power central bureaucracies that choose profits over welfare. ...