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Robert Neuwirth:
The hidden world of shadow cities

TEDGlobal 2005 · 14:03 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Robert Neuwirth, author of "Shadow Cities," finds the world’s squatter sites — where a billion people now make their homes — to be thriving centers of ingenuity and innovation. He takes us on a tour.

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To research his new book, "Stealth of Nations," Robert Neuwirth spent four years among street vendors, smugglers and “informal” import/export firms. Full bio
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