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There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. But if the end of capitalism seems to many like the end of the world, how is it possible for Western society to face up to the end times?
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There should no longer be any [[doubt]]: [[global]] [[capitalism]] is fast approaching its terminal crisis. But if the end of capitalism seems to many like the end of the [[world]], how is it possible for Western [[society]] to face up to the end [[times]]?
  
In this major analysis of our global situation, Žižek argues that our collective responses to economic Armageddon correspond to the stages of grief: ideological denial, explosions of anger and attempts at bargaining, followed by depression and withdrawal. For this edition, Žižek has written a long afterword that leaves almost no subject untouched, from WikiLeaks to the nature of the Chinese Communist Party.
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In this major [[analysis]] of our global [[situation]], Žižek argues that our collective responses to [[economic]] Armageddon correspond to the [[stages]] of grief: [[ideological]] [[denial]], explosions of anger and attempts at bargaining, followed by [[depression]] and [[withdrawal]]. For this edition, Žižek has written a long afterword that leaves almost no [[subject]] untouched, from WikiLeaks to the [[nature]] of the Chinese [[Communist]] Party.

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Book Description

There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. But if the end of capitalism seems to many like the end of the world, how is it possible for Western society to face up to the end times?

In this major analysis of our global situation, Žižek argues that our collective responses to economic Armageddon correspond to the stages of grief: ideological denial, explosions of anger and attempts at bargaining, followed by depression and withdrawal. For this edition, Žižek has written a long afterword that leaves almost no subject untouched, from WikiLeaks to the nature of the Chinese Communist Party.