Chris Hedges, Noam Chomsky and Slavoj Žižek: Free Julian Assange

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Updated: June 22, 2016

with Chris Hedges

RT on Jun 19, 2016

Ten cities across the world are hosting a week of events dubbed “First they came for Assange,” featuring Noam Chomsky, Slavoj Zizek, Yanis Varoufakis and Patti Smith, among others. It marks four years of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention.

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Slavoj Zizek: The marriage between capitalism and democracy is over

Capitalism killed democracy

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on Oct 29, 2011

The Slovenian philosopher and critical theorist. He talks to Al Jazeera about the momentous changes taking place in the global financial and political system.

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Amy Goodman Hosts Discussion With WikiLeaks Editor-In-Chief Julian Assange and Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek

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July 2, 2011

Protect Free Speech Wikileaks = Pentagon Paper...

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Within the past year, whistleblower website WikiLeaks has released three of the most significant leaks of classified information in history: the Iraq War Logs, the Guantánamo Bay files and Cablegate. Since then the world has undoubtedly changed. Ambassadors have resigned amid scandals exposed by leaked cables; governments have ordered reviews of their computer security; and pro-democracy movements have swept across the Middle East and North Africa—in part fueled, some believe, by WikiLeaks revelations.

This Saturday, July 2, Amy Goodman will moderate a conversation with WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and renowned Slovenian philosopher, Slavoj Žižek. Sponsored by the Frontline Club, the event will be broadcast from The Troxy theater in London. Democracy Now will broadcast a live stream of the discussion starting at 11am EDT at



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Slavoj Žižek: Maybe We Just Need a Different Chicken … (2008)

Slavoj Zizek in Liverpool, cropped version of ...

Slavoj Zizek in Liverpool, cropped version of Image:Slavoj Zizek in Liverpool.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

on Apr 23, 2011

Sociologist and philosopher, Slavoj Žižek, discusses politeness and civility in the function of contemporary ideology. Dr. Žižek spoke at Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon, as part of the speaker tour for his latest book, VIOLENCE.

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Slavoj Zizek: Capitalism: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek in Liverpool.

Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek in Liverpool. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

theRSAorg | July 28, 2010

In this short RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving.

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