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Shanghai caps population to combat "big city diseases"

Jan 17, 2018
China's Cabinet has decreed that the city's population should be 25 million — barely more than it is today.
Two out of five residents in Shanghai are migrants, who mainly take up the jobs others don't want. The government is trying to stop migrants from poorer regions from flooding megacities.
Jennifer Pak/Marketplace

The other Cleveland: Crossing the divide

Jul 18, 2016
The Mississippi Delta has the lowest economic mobility of anywhere in the developed world.
Hey Joe’s restaurant, bar, and music venue is a favorite among local Delta State University students. This eatery is one of the newer businesses to occupy downtown Cleveland, Mississippi.
Tommy Andres/Marketplace