People and Power: Moving China

Friday, November 16, 2007 3:35
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While All Roads is the medium I typically focus on pure business (and more recently some poltical issue), and Crossroads is the medium I typically use to highlight and discuss social issues, this youtube is an exception.

People and Power: Moving China is an excellent film showing a bit of the underbelly of Shanghai. for many of Shanghai’s 6 million migrants, equality is something of a dream.

For many of these 6 million, they work day and night doing jobs the native Shanghaiese would never do. their kids go to substandard schools. and often while risking their lives on construction sites, their are few safety nets.

Without the migrant labor there would be no Shanghai. no Beijing. no economic miracle…

[youtube width=”425″ height=”335″]http://youtube.com/watch?v=MK8Y2S5k0Is[/youtube]

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