When I was in Jakarta, the juxtaposition between the sparkling high rises next to the horrible shacks without plumbing was striking. They were almost right next to each other. High rise, slum, high rise, slum. I give our huge middle class the nod for the major reason we are stable.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s