The communist revolution “failed absolutely,” he said, suggesting that “the only way we are communist is that we care about the commons,” citing the environment as an example.Slavoj Žižek Speaks to Occupy Wall Street | The New York Observer
The only sense in which are communists is that we care for the commons. The commons of nature; the commons of what is privatized by intellectual property; the commons of bio genetics. For this and only for this we should fight. Communism failed absolutely, but the problems of the commons are here.