A fungus offers a complicated lesson in late-capitalist logistics and survival. A review of Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s The Mushroom at the End of the World
The hazy surreality of sleep paralysis mirrors the dysphoria of self-recognition under precarity
Understanding capitalism’s use of fossil fuels to control labor puts us in a better position to fight it
Capitalism posits a future of endless innovation in products and production processes, but no possible change in the social relations that move them
While the Bay Area flourishes, small towns in the interior are stripped for parts.
The health rave breaks with party culture by harnessing its wasteful expenditure to the goal of productivity.
Excerpts from the upcoming English translation of Bini Adamczak's Communism for Children, a fable of capitalist dystopia and communist revolution.
In imagining a homogenized future labor force, accelerationism ignores how capital opportunistically sustains difference to survive
E-cigarettes are social consumption, not private vice. They keep us addicted not so much to nicotine as to each other
Markets enact social control while making it seem to disappear
China’s command-like economy may be better suited to cope with technologically driven abundance