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Kantolope

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Love me books, love me FOSS, love me socialism, love me tea. Simple as.

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A Deadly Education (Hardcover, 2020, Del Rey) 4 stars

A Deadly Education is set at Scholomance, a school for the magically gifted where failure …

This is quite the refreshing take on Dark Academia. Instead of the elitism and classism of contemporary academia being caused by structures of racism and capitalism outside of personal control, it's caused by spooky monsters that you could theoretically punch in the face to regain some agency. It's weird to say that the school literally wanting to physically kill you makes this book less stressful in its depiction of class society, but so it goes.

The Future is Degrowth (Paperback, 2022, Verso) No rating

Economic growth isn’t working, and it cannot be made to work. Offering a counter-history of …

Anthropocene or Capitalocene? (Paperback, 2016, PM Press) 5 stars

The Earth has reached a tipping point. Runaway climate change, the sixth great extinction of …

Excellent Collection of Essays

5 stars

This book is actually a collection of essays from many top critical theorists (Including Donna Haraway!) about the Anthropocene, how capital influences it, and what it means for culture and a leftist future. I had to read it for school, and I would heartily recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about the Anthropocene.