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Slavoj Žižek

Slavoj Žižek
"Žižek" and "Zizek" redirect here. For the biographical documentary film, see Zizek!. Slavoj Žižek (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈslavoj ˈʒiʒɛk] ( ); born 21 March 1949) is a Slovenian Marxist philosopher, and cultural critic, a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University,[1] and international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. He writes widely on a diverse range of topics, including political theory, film theory, cultural studies, theology, and psychoanalysis. Žižek achieved international recognition as a social theorist after the 1989 publication of his first book in English, The Sublime Object of Ideology, which disputed a Marxist interpretation of ideology as false consciousness and argued for ideology as an unconscious fantasy that structures reality. Thought[edit] Ontology, ideology, and the Real[edit] Political thought and the postmodern subject[edit] Related:  Critiques of Capitalism

Participatory economics Albert and Hahnel stress that parecon is only meant to address an alternative economic theory and must be accompanied by equally important alternative visions in the fields of politics, culture and kinship. The authors have also discussed elements of anarchism in the field of politics, polyculturalism in the field of culture, and feminism in the field of family and gender relations as being possible foundations for future alternative visions in these other spheres of society. Stephen R. Shalom has begun work on a participatory political vision he calls "par polity". Decision-making principle[edit] One of the primary propositions of parecon is that all persons should have a say in decisions proportionate to the degree to which they are affected by them. Work in a participatory economy[edit] Balanced job complexes[edit] Some tasks and jobs are more desirable than others, and some tasks and jobs are more menial than others. Compensation for effort and sacrifice[edit] Facilitation Boards[edit]

Planetary boundaries Limits not to be exceeded if humanity wants to survive in a safe ecosystem Planetary boundaries are a framework to describe limits to the impacts of human activities on the Earth system. Beyond these limits, the environment may not be able to self-regulate anymore. This would mean the Earth system would leave the period of stability of the Holocene, in which human society developed.[2][3][4] The framework is based on scientific evidence that human actions, especially those of industrialized societies since the Industrial Revolution, have become the main driver of global environmental change. The normative component of the framework is that human societies have been able to thrive under the comparatively stable climatic and ecological conditions of the Holocene. The concept has since become influential in the international community (e.g. In 2015, several of the scientists in the original group published an update, bringing in new co-authors and new model-based analysis. Authors[edit]

Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party - StumbleUpon Cruelty Squad 2021 video game The game was released in early access on Steam on 4 January 2021, and was fully released on Steam on 15 June 2021.[10] Reviews were largely positive, with many reviewers appreciating the game's unique presentation, design, and combination of different mechanics and themes. Gameplay[edit] The player chooses their weaponry and equipment before starting each of the 19 missions present in the game, and then must traverse open, sandbox-style levels to locate and neutralize targets.[11][6] Health lost during combat can be regained by using certain equipment, consuming cooked giblets, or even eating corpses should the player die enough times on a level ("Power In Misery", the easiest difficulty level). Synopsis[edit] Setting[edit] Plot[edit] After being discharged from the "SEC Death Unit", the player character receives a phone call from his handler, who offers him employment within Cruelty Squad. There are three endings to the game, achieved by beating three different levels.

Marxist Internet Subject Archive Famous Quotes Famous quotes from Hegel, Marx, Engels, Lenin, Trotsky, Mao and other communists with links to the context on the Marxists Internet Archive. The only source on the internet of genuine, sourced Marxist quotations. In addition, you get a randomly selected “Quote-of-the-Day” from one of the collections, for you to ponder. Selected Marxist Writers The works of 18 pre-World War Marxists, who together provide a broad base of Marxist thinking shared across most of the differing currents of communism of the present time: Karl Marx, Frederick Engels, Paul Lafargue, Karl Kautsky, George Plekhanov, Clara Zetkin, Daniel De Leon, Vladimir Lenin, Nikolai Bukharin, Leon Trotsky, Alexandra Kollontai, James Connolly, Rosa Luxemburg, José Carlos Mariátegui, Antonio Gramsci, M.

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 1972 film by Luis Buñuel The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (French: Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie) is a 1972 comedy-drama film directed by Luis Buñuel from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jean-Claude Carrière.[2] The narrative concerns a group of bourgeois people attempting—despite continual interruptions—to dine together. The French-language film stars Fernando Rey, Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Bulle Ogier, Julien Bertheau, and Milena Vukotic. The film consists of several thematically linked scenes: five gatherings of a group of bourgeois friends, and the four dreams of different characters. Buñuel plays tricks on his characters, luring them toward fine dinners that they expect, and then repeatedly frustrating them in inventive ways. The film was both a critical and commercial success. Plot[edit] Arriving at the inn, the party finds it locked. Simone meets Acosta at his apartment. Cast[edit] Production[edit] Pre-production[edit] See also[edit]

The Political Compass Capitalism without growth Constant capital and population size A steady-state economy is an economy made up of a constant stock of physical wealth (capital) and a constant population size. In effect, such an economy does not grow in the course of time.[1]: 366–369 [2]: 545 [3][4] The term usually refers to the national economy of a particular country, but it is also applicable to the economic system of a city, a region, or the entire world. Early in the history of economic thought, classical economist Adam Smith of the 18th century developed the concept of a stationary state of an economy: Smith believed that any national economy in the world would sooner or later settle in a final state of stationarity.[5]: 78 A steady-state economy is not to be confused with economic stagnation: Whereas a steady-state economy is established as the result of deliberate political action, economic stagnation is the unexpected and unwelcome failure of a growth economy. Definition and vision[edit] Historical background[edit]

Egalitarianism Egalitarian and equality logo Forms[edit] Some specifically focused egalitarian concerns include economic egalitarianism, legal egalitarianism, luck egalitarianism, political egalitarianism, gender egalitarianism, racial equality, asset-based egalitarianism, and Christian egalitarianism. Common forms of egalitarianism include political and philosophical. Economic[edit] Egalitarianism in economics is a controversial phrase with conflicting potential meanings. The free-market economist Milton Friedman supported equality-of-opportunity economic egalitarianism. Political[edit] Egalitarianism in politics can be of at least two forms. Social ownership of means of production so that the surplus product produced accrues to society as a whole as opposed to private owners is sometimes considered to be a form of economic egalitarianism. Philosophical[edit] At a cultural level, egalitarian theories have developed in sophistication and acceptance during the past two hundred years. Religious[edit]

Girlboss Neologism denoting a type of woman Girlboss is a neologism which denotes a woman "whose success is defined in opposition to the masculine business world in which she swims upstream".[1] She's the confident and capable woman who is successful in her career, or the one who pursues her own ambitions, instead of working for others or otherwise settling in life.[2][3] Popularised by Sophia Amoruso in her 2014 book Girlboss, the concept's ethos has been described as "convenient incrementalism".[1] The term is conversely used with sarcastic and pejorative undertones, to denote women who attempt to raise their professional lives by practicing the same abusive and materialistic practices found in the patriarchal society.[4] History[edit] Some audiences began to critique the girlboss for pursuing individual successes instead of working to weaken the forces of the patriarchy and pursue broader structural change. Reception and interpretations[edit] Amanda Mull, The Atlantic References[edit]