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Cover of Juarez book: man climbing over border fence

Juarez 1: Poverty in the Global Economy {format} {format} 8:44 Scott Carrier

City on the Edge; Part 1:A series of reports from "the laboratyory of the future": Juarez, Mexico, a town on the broder. Sez Charles Bowden: "If you have questions about what the global econony will eventuate in, go to Juarez. What we call the global economy -- no tariff, barriers, etc -- has been running there since the 60s. You have a 40-year record, and what itís produced is one of the most violent cities in the world." [transcript]

Broadcast: Jun 21 2004 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: Hispanic, International, Justice