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The result was active participation in genocide. The anthropologist, feminist, cultural theorist, storyteller, and connoisseur of the tissues of heterogeneous capitalism, globalism, traveling worlds, and local places, Anna Tsing examines the “arts of living on a damaged planet,”19 or in the title of her new book, “life in the ruins” (Tsing 2015). She performs thinking of a kind that must be cultivated in the alltoo-ordinary urgencies of onrushing multispecies extinctions, genocides, immiserations, and exterminations.
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