capitalism

Slavoj Žižek reads “Is Capitalism Humane?” by Milton Friedman (Speech Synthesis) Slavoj Žižek reads “Is Capitalism Humane?” by Milton Friedman (Speech Synthesis)

What I want to talk about is really an issue which is very much related to the whole problem of human freedom. It has to do with the question of whether capitalism is humane and what you mean by that. I am sure many of you have heard the old story about the two Poles…

Read More Slavoj Žižek reads “Is Capitalism Humane?” by Milton Friedman (Speech Synthesis)

Rosenberg Spy Affair – How the USSR got Nuclear Weapons – COLD WAR Rosenberg Spy Affair – How the USSR got Nuclear Weapons – COLD WAR

One of the most persistent images of the cold war is that of the spy. Through bouts of paranoia, like that stirred up by McCarthyism, we built this narrative that the main front between the communists and capitalists was a spy vs spy game right out of the pages of Mad Magazine. Hey, do they…

Read More Rosenberg Spy Affair – How the USSR got Nuclear Weapons – COLD WAR

SOVIET LOLI’S!?! (anime-try-not-to-laugh-challenge) SOVIET LOLI’S!?! (anime-try-not-to-laugh-challenge)

hello and welcome to a new video this time we’re back with it try not to laugh challenge but it’s going to be a bit different let me just attempt to move over the screen so you can see my hands a bit if I’m moving them it’s going to be a bit different it’s…

Read More SOVIET LOLI’S!?! (anime-try-not-to-laugh-challenge)

Slavoj Žižek on “They Live” (The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology) (HD) Slavoj Žižek on “They Live” (The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology) (HD)

I’m giving you a choice: Either put on these glasses or start eating that trashcan. I already am eating from the trashcan all the time. The name of this trashcan is ideology. The material force of ideology – makes me not see what I’m effectively eating. It’s not only our reality which enslaves us. The…

Read More Slavoj Žižek on “They Live” (The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology) (HD)

What are markets? | Ideology explained What are markets? | Ideology explained

Welcome back to ideology explained. This time we are talking about free markets which aren’t technically an ideology either just like the last topic. And no, neither the market nor the planned economy are ideologies. Don’t get me wrong they are featured in ideologies but they themselves aren’t ideologies. Just like the police force, it…

Read More What are markets? | Ideology explained

What is a (centrally) planned economy? | Ideology explained What is a (centrally) planned economy? | Ideology explained

Hello everybody, today I will tell you about the planned economy. Planned economies where a central feature of the attempts at socialism in the soviet block countries. And yes, it’s a way to manage distribution and not an ideology, no I am not changing the title. A planned economy can be summed up as an…

Read More What is a (centrally) planned economy? | Ideology explained

What is Maoism? | Ideology explained What is Maoism? | Ideology explained

Hello everybody. Today I will tell you about Maoism. Or Marxism-Leninism-Maoism as it’s sometimes called. It’s just a different word for the same thing. As the name suggest Marxism-Leninism-Maoism heavily builds upon the ideas of Marxism and Leninism. Well really putting “Marxism” in the name is just intended to make it seem more legitimate by…

Read More What is Maoism? | Ideology explained

What is Leninism? | Ideology Explained What is Leninism? | Ideology Explained

Welcome back to Ideology explained in this episode I am going to tell you about Leninism. To understand Leninism we have to understand the situation of Russia in 1917. Since this is meant to be a short video I’ll skip most things. In short the ruling classes of Europe where fighting and by that I…

Read More What is Leninism? | Ideology Explained

The Problem with Our Planet (2019) The Problem with Our Planet (2019)

Hey there, friends. If you enjoy this, then please like, subscribe, and help me survive by donating a dollar or two a month on Patreon. I recently finished watching Our Planet with David Attenborough and I wanted to briefly share some thoughts on it. This isn’t a review channel, but this documentary series does have…

Read More The Problem with Our Planet (2019)