Shanghai: City of Opportunity

As Team 2, Section 2 traveled around Shanghai, an interesting pattern emerged:  everyone we spoke with was from somewhere else!  It became clear that Shanghai today is what Ellis Island was in the early 1900’s – the opportunity for a better life.  Yet, what as Westerner’s we believe is the “holy grail” of freedom, democracy, seems to be the farthest thing from the Chinese mind.  After doing several interviews with Shanghai residents, maybe that’s ok too…

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