Al Jazeera - People & Power - Moving China (2007)

Part 1 tells stories and reports on the conditions back in the villages where many migrant laborers come from. We are given insights into the conditions that catalyze the decisions for migrant laborers to move to the city, and what happens to families as a result.

Part 2 shows 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 there are few safety nets. Without the migrant labor there would be no Shanghai, no Beijing, no economic miracle...

Watch Online:

No comments: