Against the Grain

In Capitalism’s Ruins

How should we think about nature and our own lives in the ruins created by capitalism? Anthropologist Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing reflects on how the matsutake mushroom — which thrives in forests degraded by commercial logging — helps us understand the precarity of life under capitalism and the possibilities for life beyond it.

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