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The nightmarish thing about longterm unemployment is that it’s self-perpetuating. The more time you’re out of work, the less likely employers are to even consider your resume. Because you are unemployed, you stay unemployed.
But if you’re lucky enough to stop the cycle and find a job? Well, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report, there’s bad news on that front too. Chances are, you’ll take a steep pay cut, compared to your previous salary.
Dubai and the United Arab Emirates has seen a recent influx of street art and artists. However, those working beyond preordained areas, outside the law and within a true graffati tradition, still surprisingly few. One of the only such street artists is known Arcadia Blank. Though rare and often illegal, the artist’s work has garnered the support of many locals by forgoing trite tagging for short thought provoking maxims. The short text pieces touch on religion, politics, globalization, media, and a range of other matters with an intriguing mix of sarcasm and sincerity. Further, Arcadia often utilizes temporary structures, which not only minimize private property damage but also is especially appropriate to the artwork’s style.
"We don’t want animals in captivity or enclosed in any way," says Costa Rica’s Environmental Minister.