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Planet of slums pp

  1. 1. Mike DavisPlanet of Slums<br />Jared Crocker<br />History 5<br />
  2. 2. Cairo’s City of the<br /> Dead<br />The City of the Dead is an Arabic necropolis and cemetery below the Mokattam Hills in southeastern Cairo, Egypt.<br />
  3. 3. Buenos Aires<br />Buenos Aires is recovering from a devastating economic crash in 2001, and its economy has grown by more than 8 percent annually over the past four years. Even so, population growth in the capital is fastest in its shantytowns, which continue to pop up beside railroad tracks, appear under bridges and even expand across the grounds of an ecological reserve. <br />
  4. 4. India – poverty in India is well known and is an example of the massive poverty that can arise with such a large population.<br />
  5. 5. The IMF is a source of protest for many due to its policies that are ostensibly to help alleviate poverty <br />The International Monetary Fund and The World Bank<br />

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