“Trump occupies demagogically an empty place: the place of a people who can not represent himself. And why pretend return to Middle America, as does Marine Le Pen evoking the deep France, when what they really are doing is producing top a kind of imaginary identification. We must not forget that the subject of politics is symbolic.”
Jacques Rancière (75) who was recently awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Valparaiso via Philosopher/Professor Federico Galende
He goes on to discuss posthistory, neoliberalism and the (new) extreme right.