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“Father’s Prairie, Mother’s River” – the feelings of one billion people on the move, version 1.1

February 25th, 2010 No comments

Few months ago I made a post, titled, ““Father’s Prairie, Mother’s River” – the feelings of one billion people on the move,” where I talked about the phenomenon of massive urbanization that is taking place in China due to the current ongoing industrial revolution.  A Chinese official has recently forecasted within the next three decades, urbanization will further reduce rural residents down to 400 million.  That’s essentially one billion people on the move within a 60-year span!  I embedded a song which I thought captured the feelings of the many migrants who missed their home. Read more…