Every now and then you read an article you wished to have written hourself. Environmentalist Steward Brand
writes on the value of slums, and explains how they can help making the world a more sustainable place, rather then seeing them as a threat to it. From the article: '...cities offer more than just jobs. They are transformative: in the slums, as well as the office towers and leafy suburbs, the progress is from hick to metropolitan to cosmopolitan.'
Read Brand's article