Tuesday, August 31, 2010

New-style urban poor need Church help

A NEW type of homeless street people has emerged in Metro Manila as urban poor communities are demolished and jobs hard to find, a visiting Japanese social scientist and researcher said.

This is a new phenomenon, the result of globalization and a crisis of capitalism, Hideo Aoki, director of Institute on Social Theory and Dynamics based in Hiroshima City, Japan, told ucanews.com Sunday.

He estimates that there are “more than 100,000” homeless people living in and around Metro Manila.

© Full report at ucanews.com

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