the economic contrast in the picture is as
The economic contrast in the picture is as striking to me today as it was three years ago.
Why the difference? Are the shack-dwellers happy with their waterless, powerless, futureless lives with the affluence over the dunes? Maybe they are. I don’t know. Could they do anything about it if they weren’t? Based on my limited exposure to them, I doubt it. What forces or systems propagate such a disparity?
What would Moses, Amos, or Jesus have to say about it?
And what about the poor in the 405?
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