BBC Hardtalk: Alain Badiou

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April 7, 2009 by Gsmith

It’s interesting to see the social consequences of the economic failure of the world’s wealthiest societies. As the capitalist west plunges deeper into recession, the old ideas of the United Order seem more and more realistic.

24 March 2009 – Stephen Sackur interviews Alain Badiou, French Socialist philosopher. Badiou has been an intellectual hero of France’s anti-capitalist left since the Paris street protests of 1968. His recent book ‘The Meaning of Sarkozy’, in which he attacked the French President, has caused a storm in France.

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