Slavoj Žižek: Trump’s rise is a symptom of a dark and subtle force


#TIA – The Democrats have a bigger problem than Trump, says this thinker. It’s in understanding the dark and sinister economic force behind him.

The crucial battle in American politics today is what’s happening within the Democratic Party, not what’s happening against President Donald Trump, according to the philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek.

Žižek recently sat down with political commentator Owen Jones for an interview that covered the changing nature of global capitalism, the successes and failures of modern leftist movements, and the best ways to change existing political structures.

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