Slavoj Žižek: We are addicted to chaos

Florence Read meets Slavoj Zizek. Read the accompanying article: https://unherd.com/thepost/slavoj-zizek/ Listen to the podcast: https://shows.acast.com/lockdowntv-with-freddie-sayers/slavoj-zizek-we-are-addicted-to-chaos 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: https://unherd.com/2022/04/ukraine-cannot-win-this-war/ Listen to the podcast version: https://shows.acast.com/lockdowntv-with-freddie-sayers/yanis-varoufakis-its-mad-to-think-ukraine-can-win 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 […]