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Posted on: Jun 19, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Julian Assange, now in exile in Ecuador, has blown apart the illusion of Western liberty.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: The Guardian

As the NSA revelations have shown, whistleblowing is now an essential art. It is our means of keeping 'public reason' alive.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2013, Source: Comment Is Free

As communists once were, today's capitalists are completely blinded by ideology.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2013, Source: Comment Is Free

In austerity-driven Europe, the 'blind are leading the blind.'

Posted on: Apr 30, 2012, Source: The Guardian

The problem is not corruption or greed, the problem is the system that pushes you to be corrupt.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Assange and renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek discuss the release of the largest trove of classified U.S. government records in history.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2011, Source: The Guardian

Either the entire Mubarak edifice falls, or the uprising is betrayed.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Zizek: I really am worried about how the far right is setting the general political agenda, even while being in the minority.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Companies like Starbucks have figured out that they can make more money by attaching their profits to causes that people care about.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2008, Source: In These Times

After the social tumult of the '60s capitalism usurped resistance itself, turning attempts at subversion into commodities.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2007, Source: In These Times

Does the "free market" system doom all of us to authoritarianism?

Posted on: Feb 1, 2006, Source: In These Times

The mega-popular TV show <i>24</i> has Keifer Sutherland in a constant rush to prevent acts of terror, but has that stripped him of his ethical standing?

Posted on: Oct 30, 2005, Source: In These Times

A look at the frenzy of fantasies and rumors that the media reported as facts while New Orleans flooded.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2003, Source: In These Times

The famous philosopher says the search for wisdom in the Matrix movies is driven more by the desire of the viewer than the intention of the filmmakers.