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Corporate rulers: Neverland on the Never-Never

April 7, 2009


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.

Meanwhile, His Never-Never Highness was partying at a wedding and attended a camel contest

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