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.