(174) Beijing

Suburban poverty is a genuinely global condition.  Even with a remarkably different set of economic circumstances and historical precedents — including sixty-plus years of communism/fascism — we find suburban poverty in the People’s Republic of China.  Vast amounts of it in fact.

Is This Beijing’s Suburban Future?  Atlantic

Poverty drives one million Beijing workers into undergound ‘mouse holes’
The National (Abu-Dhabi)