PBS presents Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream, a documentary about the 1% of the United States and how they keep their hands on all their riches. Imagine, the wealthiest neighborhood in New York CityMonopoly’s strip of luxury and the ultraelite. A real interesting watch.
The latest issue of Vanity Fair has a telling piece about Dubai’s recent downfall. The article describes how much of the emirate country is really a paradox, maintained by Asian drones and enjoyed by Western mercenaries and the rich cultureless. We guess that’s what happens when a place is built completely on oil, money, and greed. While lavish and pompous on the outside, it’s core really foretells the financial and social decay of the place. Quite the interesting read!