socialism without the socialism

I think Zizek has a good point here, where by “leftists” he means Elizabeth Warren.

On today’s market, we find a whole series of products deprived of their malignant property: coffee without caffeine, cream without fat, beer without alcohol, and the list goes on.

What about virtual sex as sex without sex and what about the contemporary politics – the art of expert administration – as politics without politics? Do “Leftist” Democrats attacking Sanders not offer something similar – socialism without socialism, deprived of the features that make it a threat to the establishment?

He’s also described online dating as “love without the fall.”

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