Ep. 4 - Exodus of 100 Million Farmers

China: The Great Dragon

China's economy is supported by a cheap workforce of farmer labourers who have flowed into big cities from rural villages. As the economy slows, a national project is underway to attract farmers to smaller cities and turn millions of farmers into urban consumers. Big-city residential districts that house farmer labourers are being razed, forcing the workers to leave. Once again, farmers' lives are tossed about by China's transformation.
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Sep 25, 2020
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