Image of the Day: Another Obscene Extravaganza in UAE
Posted by terres on November 26, 2008
An Obscene Extravaganza Launches an Environmental Nightmare
As more and more US citizens line at food banks, Dubai throws a $20 million party to launch an environmental nightmare, a luxury resort on an artificial palm-shaped island in a collapsing ecosystem.
Atlantis Hotel opening in Dubai – Locals watch the fireworks at the $20 million launch party of Palm Resort and its flagship Atlantis, at the Palm Jumeirah, an artificial palm-shaped island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 20, 2008. Photo: JOEL RYAN/AP. Image may be subject to copyright.
Philadelphia Food Bank (Undated photo. Source). Image may be subject to copyright.
People lined up Friday outside the Church of the Nazarene in Mid City (San Diego, Calif) for the monthly distribution of food. August 6, 2008. EDUARDO CONTRERAS/Union-Tribune. Image may be subject to copyright.
Families wait in line Saturday to pick up food supplies at Tukwila Pantry, near Seattle, Washington. June 1, 2008. (Source) Image may be subject to copyright.