|The title comes from a conversation in one of the episodes of 'Inspector Morse'. 'Nobility' for me includes the technocrats & all their bureaucrat brethren.|
Consider Lake Hongjiannao in northern China:
Or the Aral Sea on the border of Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan: (just east of Turkey & the Caspian Sea, and north of Iran)
The entry in Wikipedia begins, "The Aral Sea ... was ...". Somewhat further down it says, "... but political will is lacking." Stop for a moment and think about the time-scale shown on the map, or not.
Penalize the client to protect the supplier. Brilliant!
(It would be funnier if it weren't looking more-and-more like the European standard.)
Dirceu, Delúbio and Genoíno get special treatment in jail ...
Papuda has turned into a 3-star prison ...
Things begin to blur: