JOBS / Disconnected from America? http://ow.ly/hDJVf
… Bill Golden says that it feels great living in the metro Washington DC area. The seven counties of northern Virginia and most of southern Maryland are truly the land of plenty. What few issues we have must sound like whining to the rest of America.
What happens if we were to wake up and ‘being smart’ were no longer enough? Metro Washington DC is made up primarily of knowledge capital workers. For various reasons there is a huge concentrated demand for these folks … living at the center of the empire as they do.
But what if anything were to disrupt the need for that knowledge? Are these Knowledge Workers smart enough to have a Plan B or C?
Chances are that this region of the USA could find itself in some turmoil over the next few years.
Washington Post headline on February 12th, 2013: One in 7 Washington households in the top 5 percent
VIEW interactive map of where wealth exists in the USA: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/nation/census-high-income/