Corporate rulers: Neverland on the Never-Never
Dozens and dozens of stories detailing the dystopic reality of Dubai–for white collar workers, blue collar workers, and no-collar workers–are emerging every day. Some blame the troubles on the ‘skyscraper curse,’ while others see a boom that had to go bust.
Rainwater is leaking from the ceilings and the tiles are falling off the roof. This Neverland was built on the Never-Never – and now the cracks are beginning to show. Suddenly it looks less like Manhattan in the sun than Iceland in the desert.