There’s some really nice homes, this residence that the Schlowpee team has listed: just under 5,000 square ft, five bedrooms and you can see there’s nothing behind you looking out this deck there’s climbing and biking trails out the deck here, anyway it is just a attractive place. Whereas neoliberalism posited a market that was intrinsically ineffable and unknowable, every actor engaging on the idea of optimum stupidity and blindness as to the overall, majestic logic of the market, now the market is understood, and formed, by way of information extraction. The more financial transactions are mediated by computing, the extra flows of objects, goods, our bodies and services could be tracked by sensors and chips, the extra surveillance cameras and authorities and corporate data produce digital data, and the more of day by day expertise is recorded and gathered as data (cf Google Road View), the more markets may be professional-actively anticipated, produced and shaped. Actuality itself is monopolised and commodified: becoming, in Polanyi’s phrases, a fictitious commodity.
I was working for a very massive bank that had loaned some huge cash to a west Kansas farmer who I will name King. King owned or leased a number of sections (sq. miles) of land plus the family homestead. My financial institution’s Ag lender gave King an enormous unsecured mortgage. Lenders back then have been paid commissions based on their mortgage manufacturing. The mortgage needed to undergo committee, so the Ag guy was not the lone screw-up involved. As quickly as we (my division) received concerned, we flew to Kansas and obtained mortgages on the owned land and obtained safety pursuits on all of the owned farm equipment but not his airplane. We later attended creditor meetings in Omaha and nonetheless later Garden City, Kansas.
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