Friday, October 29, 2010

Here's News: Gambling Doesn't Pay

TIME's article on Atlantic City and its struggle to revitalize its failing "gaming industry" (read: "state-sponsored exploitation") is interesting.

Like this tidbit, for instance:

"... its population plunged from 66,000 in the 1930s to fewer than 40,000 today, about 25% of whom live in poverty. For long stretches, residents of the fourth biggest tourist destination in the U.S. have lacked access to basic staples like a supermarket and a movie theater."

Read the whole article here.

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