Slavoj Žižek: We are addicted to chaos

Florence Read meets Slavoj Zizek. Read the accompanying article: Listen to the podcast: In his new book ‘Surplus Enjoyment: A Guide for the Non-Perplexed’, psychoanalyst and Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek argues that Western decadence has reached a point of no return. When it comes to the simultaneous crises of climate change, the pandemic […]

Yanis Varoufakis: It's mad to think Ukraine can win

Freddie Sayers meets Yanis Varoufakis. Read the supporting article: Listen to the podcast version: Commentators on the war in Ukraine seem to have come to a consensus: public figures have a moral responsibility not to challenge anything other than the Russian narrative. This rejection of balance in favour of propaganda poses a problem […]