Alex Taek-Gwang Lee is Professor of British and American Cultural Studies at Kyung Hee University, Seoul. He has written extensively on French and German philosophy and its non-Western reception, Korean cinema, popular culture, art, and politics. He has lectured and published widely in South Korea and beyond. In a quest to discuss today’s continued importance of communist principles with contributions from intellectuals across the world and particularly Asia, he co-edited the book The Idea of Communism 3 with Slavoj Žižek (2016). His book The Rise and Decline of Radicalism in the Post-war World Order is forthcoming.