Fairies, mushrooms, floral patterns, and simple living in a cottage in the woods. All these, and more, make up the aesthetic known as ‘cottagecore’. Is its popularity evidence of a widespread desire for degrowth? Or is it just a superficial nostalgia, amounting to little more than browsing faded pictures on the Internet? On this episode, we discuss cottagecore’s history, future, and the psychological facets that drive it.

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