Anti-globalization


This interview with Zizek  is quiet interesting. I think that he may have a very good point on his commentary of the current  financial crisis.

Thanks to Ergin Bulut for the link

From Democracy Now Website:

Dubbed by the National Review as “the most dangerous political philosopher in the West” and the New York Times as “the Elvis of cultural theory,” Slovenian philosopher and public intellectual Slavoj Žižek has written over fifty books on philosophy, psychoanalysis, theology, history and political theory. In his latest book, First as Tragedy, Then as Farce, Žižek analyzes how the United States has moved from the tragedy of 9/11 to what he calls the farce of the financial meltdown. [includes rush transcript]

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A talk and discussion with William I. Robinson, a scholar-activist researching on  globalization and transnationalism issues. This presentation is focus  on current crisis of global capitalism.

Thank you to Mousumi Mukherjee for the link

Thanks to Gabriela Walker for the link

Footage of activists in Pittsburgh organizing against the G20 Summit, including labor, fair trade, living wage, community, and socialist organizers. The 2009 G20 Summit in Pittsburgh will be held September 24th and 25th attended by leaders from the most powerful countries. This footage was filmed on September 23rd, 2009 at the Teach-in at the Steelworkers headquarters in Pittsburgh and at the Mounumental Baptist Church ‘Tent City’ in Pittsburgh’s The Hill district. Filmed and edited by Jeb Sprague, for the Inter Press Service (IPS).