Monday, March 21, 2011

The Plague of Fantasies by Slavoj Zizek

The Plague of Fantasies: Zizek explores the relations between fantasy and ideology and the intensifying antagonism between the ever greater abstraction of our lives—whether through digitization or the market—and the deluge of pseudo-concrete images which surround us.


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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Jacobin + Spring 2011 issue

The best new journal to come out of the left, especially the North American student left, in a while…

Editor's Note

"And Yet It Moves"


Burn the Constitution — Seth Ackerman

Beyond the Fields — Steve Early

The Superman Conditional — Peter Frase

Storm the Ivies! — Connor Kilpatrick

Letter to the Next Left — Chris Maisano

Reflections on the Second International — Ian Morrison

In Defense of Grand Narratives — Jason Schulman

Book Reviews

James Petras M.I.A. — Max Ajl

on Zionism, Militarism and the Decline of U.S. Power by James Petras

Pessimism of the Will — Mike Beggs

on How to Change the World by Eric Hobsbawm


Lil B and the Based Mode of Production — Gavin Mueller


Lenny Bruce is Not Afraid — Jake Blumgart

a reply to James Heartfield