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Ghosts Of The Future

Wikimedia Commons In what surely is a sign that we live in a future far weirder than sci-fi could have imagined, China has huge empty cities. These ghost cities became part of the narrative of a China that was in full out of control development mode. Flush with cash earned from the manufacturing boom, the country encouraged the growth of cities via subsidies. They were planning a migration of millions of people from the countryside into the city.

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