Daniel Trilling in the New Statesman reminds us to re-read Slavoj Zizek’s review of Peter Hallward’s Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide and the Politics of Containment.
Haiti, the poorest nation in the western hemisphere, is one of those countries that only makes the news when it is struck by disaster. But despite the images of desperation that are now zooming around the globe — not to mention the periodic stories of abject poverty that filter out of the country — its people are not passive victims.
This is a good moment to reread Slavoj Žižek’s review of Peter Hallward’s Damming the Flood…
Read in full here.