OnePlanet: Are slums here forever? Aug. 26, 2011

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Our reporter Paul Mason continues his investigation into one of the biggest slums in the world, Manila's Estero de San Miguel, to find out what slums can teach us about capitalism and community. He takes a helicopter ride with the woman charged with cleaning up parts of the Estero de San Miguel, and meets the residents ready to resist the clearance. Plus we hear why the UN now believes city planners must embrace slums.



Our reporter Paul Mason continues his investigation into one of the biggest slums in the world, Manila's Estero de San Miguel, to find out what slums can teach us about capitalism and community. He takes a helicopter ride with the woman charged with cleaning up parts of the Estero de San Miguel, and meets the residents ready to resist the clearance. Plus we hear why the UN now believes city planners must embrace slums.