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Slavoj Zizek, Protest, Anonymous and City of Angels

Presented by Philip Dodd. With Douglas Carswell and Beatrix Campbell discussing the success of protest movements, philosopher Slavoj Zizek and a review of the play City of Angels.

Philosopher Slavoj Žižek speaks to Philip Dodd about the radical left, how technology and the rise of religious fundamentalism have changed his reading of Marxism, and what he sees as the failings of the protest movements he helped inspire.

Douglas Carswell, Beatrix Campbell and Gabriella Coleman explore the success of protest movements from online activists and Anonymous to demonstrations on the street.

Theatre critic Matt Wolf gives his first-night review of City of Angels at the Donmar Warehouse.

Gabriella Coleman is the author of Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous

Slavoj Žižek is author of Trouble in Paradise

Producer: Georgia Catt.
Editor: Robyn Read

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Slavoj Žižek

    Philosopher Slavoj Žižek speaks to Philip Dodd about the radical left

    Duration: 14:47

  • Protest

    Douglas Carswell, Beatrix Campbell & Gabriella Coleman explore protest movements

    Duration: 22:21

  • City of Angels

    Critic Matt Wolf gives his first-night review of City of Angels at the Donmar Warehouse

    Duration: 06:39

Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Slavoj Zizek
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Douglas Carswell
Interviewed Guest Beatrix Campbell
Interviewed Guest Gabriella Coleman
Producer Georgia Catt
Editor Robyn Read

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