Zizek’s Symptom and Working Class Politics


Dr. Thomas Jones joins Douglas Lain for a conversation about his essay for Sublation Magazine entitled “On the Dictatorship of the Proletariat.” Jones has worked as a software engineer in both industry and academia. He has been a socialist activist for the better part of a decade, starting his journey towards socialism at occupy wall street. He is a previous member of Socialist Alternative, and current member of Seattle DSA. In this interview he discusses his own Zizekian materialism and the idea that contradictions are symptoms. On the Dictatorship of the Proletariat at Sublation Magazine https://www.sublationmag.com/post/on-the-dictatorship-of-the-proletariat