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Žiżek the intellectual activist
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Žiżek the intellectual activist

Žiżek is the world’s most exciting living philosopher and he is also a tremendously invigorating intellectual activist. His latest textual intervention into current issues and events is “The courage of helplessness”, subtitled “Chronicles of a year of acting dangerously”. The year in question is 2016.   Sean Sheehan   The […]

Russian revolution
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Russian revolution

The Russian revolution does not belong in the dustbin of history, although many would like to see it there.   Sean Sheehan   October 1917 was a transformative moment in human history, a time when the dispossessed rose in revolt against their government and everything their rulers stood for. The […]

In defence of youthful expression
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In defence of youthful expression

Every new generation is apathetic. How can they be otherwise, when the intellectual motivation that comes from books or the older generation’s half-forgotten memories is no match for the experience of being personally committed to a cause?      Armando Orozco Tovar   The older generation of today can often […]