Zach Mudd

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | 7 Following | 1 Follower | @zachmudd | Keep up with Zach Mudd on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Zach Mudd”

How States Taken Over by the GOP in 2010 Have Been Quietly Screwing Over the American Worker

Last year, Tennessee school teachers lost their collective bargaining rights. So did municipal workers in Oklahoma. And farm workers and childcare …

Reclaiming Comrade Orwell

During the first week of revelations concerning the National Security Agency’s “Prism” program, George Orwell became red hot.<p>Or, more precisely, …

Can somebody please explain how this isn't illegal?

Breaking Bad: The Process is the Product

On our final <i>Breaking Bad</i> recap, Fenzel asked us what <i>Breaking Bad</i> is ultimately about: the moral of the story, if you will. I gave a rambling answer …

Posing the right question

IT IS the hoariest dilemma in undergraduate moral-philosophy classes: how do you pick the lesser of two evils? Often the problem is posed as the …

Adbusted

The easy narrative about Adbusters, accepted by its friends and enemies alike, is that it’s at heart an anarchist project. To those wishing it well, …

Slavoj Žižek: 'Humanity is OK, but 99% of people are boring idiots'

A genius with the answers to the financial crisis? Or the Borat of philosophy? The cultural theorist talks about love, sex and why nothing is ever what it appears to be<p>Slavoj Žižek doesn't know the door number of his own apartment in Ljubljana. "Doesn't matter," he tells the photographer, who wants …

Slavoj Žižek Responds to Noam Chomsky: ‘I Don’t Know a Guy Who Was So Often Empirically Wrong’

Earlier this month we posted an excerpt from an interview in which linguist Noam Chomsky slams the Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj …

The Feud Continues: Noam Chomsky Responds to Žižek, Describes Remarks as ‘Sheer Fantasy’

Noam Chomsky has issued a statement in reaction to our July 17 post, "Slavoj Žižek Responds to Noam Chomsky: 'I Don't Know a Guy Who Was So Often …

Communists Meet Gangnam Style: Alain Badiou and Slavoj Žižek in South Korea

In 2003, two students at Konkuk University in Seoul were arrested for engaging in "enemy-benefitting" activity. Evidence of the students' transgression was possession of Karl Marx's <i>Capital</i>, Louis Althusser's <i>For Marx</i> and George Katsiaficas' <i>The Imagination of the New Left</i>. As Katsiaficas notes in his …

Medikamente online kaufen. Nerdcore

Is Marx still relevant?

The 19th-century thinker identified exploitation and questioned the automatic self-regulation of a capitalist economy. And, says Marx biographer Jonathan Sperber, there's more<p>Is Karl Marx still relevant? He lived in the 19th century, an era very different from our own, if also one in which many of …