Published on 29th November 2018 by

Concrete Jungle (2001) – Osaka is Japan’s second biggest city, and Japan is the world’s second biggest economy. Yet runaway construction and mismanagement has plunged thousands into poverty.

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In Kamagasaki, a short drive from the city centre, thousands of unemployed men have gathered in search for work. They came here as labourers for the construction industry, but are now suffering at the hands of the economy. Japan owes 5 trillion US dollars, yet its leaders refuse to change their profligate ways. There are 70,000 bureaucrats working in the Land and Transport Ministry – they control 80% of the public works budget.

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ABC Australia – Ref. 1217

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