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    What is the left/right divide?

    Hello Dissensus, This is my first post on here and I haven't really got to grips with this forum yet, but I thought I good way to get a feel for the place would be to ask people what their thoughts were on the political distinction between left and right wing. It's something I've thought about...
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    Zizek at the RSA video: "First as Tragedy, Then as Farce"

    Went there looking for something else, but know there is the odd Zizek-head on here. http://www.thersa.org/events/vision/vision-videos/slavoj-zizek-first-as-tragedy,-then-as-farce
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    Communism conference at Birkbeck

    Any Dissensians go? I came across a report here: http://www.shaviro.com/Blog/?p=732 Which included this final paragraph: "All this was symbolized at the very end of the conference. As everyone was getting ready to leave, Zizek asked us to all stand up and sing “The Internationale”. Almost...
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    The Phenomenal Slavoj Zizek

    Slavoj Zizek has been around and about lately; reviewing Peter Hallward's book Damming the Flood in the New Statesman, pontificating on Tibet, and then Radovan Karazdic's poetry in the LRB, answering a Q+A in the Guardian, and, of course, publishing a new book...
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    i watched this last night. its maybe the best film ever made. mark k punk says you're not allowed to like it because its made by an incredibly bright cambridge graduate so to like it is to be class traitor or something so thats another reason to love it. argue about the greatness of borat here.