Zizek: WILL THE CAT ABOVE THE PRECIPICE FALL DOWN? (It’s about Iran)

(via messianictime)

Opposed as they are, all these versions read the Iranian protests along the axis of Islamic hardliners versus pro-Western liberal reformists, which is why they find it so difficult to locate Mousavi: is he a Western-backed reformer who wants more personal freedom and market economy, or a member of the cleric establishment whose eventual victory would not affect in any serious way the nature of the regime? Such extreme oscillations demonstrate that they all miss the true nature of the protests.

Zizek: WILL THE CAT ABOVE THE PRECIPICE FALL DOWN? (It’s about Iran)

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