My Close Encounter of the Third Kind With Finance Capitalism, or Why the State Liquor Agency Is a Necessity

By: Saturday August 24, 2013 6:40 pm

In order to get into a house to which I am on the title, I have to play the finance capital game just enough to raise my credit score by 30 or 40 points. And the only way I can do that is to get some kind of open and current line of credit. So I went to my local credit union.

 

You Can’t Hide From These Prying Eyes

By: Saturday July 6, 2013 5:20 pm

Americans routinely fill out myriad forms that ask all kinds of personal information. Buy an appliance—or just about anything—and some database company learns not just the name, address, and where and when the customer bought that item, but also family income, what pets the family has, and the family’s hobbies. Some “warranty” cards ask more than five dozen questions, the data coded and stored on computers accessible by junk mail advertisers.

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