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After the Berlin Wall… Capitalism and Enjoyment Thrive

By | December 7th, 2019|LRO 197|

On November 9th the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall was celebrated at the once divided city’s iconic Brandenburg Gate in remembrance of a truly momentous occasion, one that, at the time, was watched on TV with amazement around the world. The collapse of the wall led to the unification of Germany [...]

NIGHTMARE – The Lacanian Review 8

By | November 20th, 2019|LRO 192|

The Lacanian Review (TLR) takes Lacan’s proposition that we wake up in order to continue dreaming, with eyes wide open. What wakes us up? The Nightmare. With new translations of Jacques Lacan and Jacques-Alain Miller, TLR explores how psychoanalysis maps the oscillation between asleep and awake that jolts our social and political circadian rhythms. What [...]

Fire

By | November 6th, 2019|LRO 189|

America burns. Santiago of Chile burns. Fury burns in Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Haiti. And something begins to move in the United States. All that turmoil has in common the fact that capitalism is moving towards meeting its limit, which does not mean that it will happen in the short term. Lacan considered that capitalism would [...]

Joker II

By | November 2nd, 2019|LRO 188|

Can we say that in the movie “Joker”, the protagonist Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, tries to constitute himself as a subject? Are we witnessing a subjective construction? Firstly, we could ask ourselves if it was Fleck who constructed his "artistic name"? Was it not the talk-show host, Murray Franklin, played by Robert de [...]