A profound difference exists in the skill set and professional community between actors, who are in a guild and celebrate colleagues’ artistic achievements, and reality TV stars, who work to promote their individual brand.
If you hire someone to care for a family member at home, buy produce at the grocery store, eat out at a restaurant, or have your house cleaned, the fight to legalize the status of unauthorized workers is your fight, too.
Riyadh’s new plan to reform the economy, Vision 2030, entails creating a giant SWF and listing a stake in state oil firm Aramco. It will raise cash, but won’t solve the kingdom’s crude problem. To truly advance as an economy, Saudi needs greater economic and social openness.
Video games are an industry worth tens of billions of dollars. Games make more money than Hollywood and the music industry combined. Video games can be great fun and even great art, but they can also be great propaganda.