How Friction-Free Capitalism Eats into the Landscape

“Sites like these are where online shopping leaves its physical footprint—where capital, battling over space, inscribes itself in the landscape.”
Charlie Jarvis, on how spaces of logistics keep eating into public lands to satisfy friction-free capitalism. “According to the real estate firm Knight Frank, every £1 billion spent online demands 1.3 million square feet of further warehousing.”

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