Higher Rents, More Tents in Paris


As you can see on Arno’s ‘telezapping’ video for Le Monde, the tents along the Seine River are becoming a more and more familiar Paris landscape. http://www.lemonde.fr/web/panorama/0,11-0@2-3208,32-849662,0.html. It’s ironic in today’s news the official unemployment numbers have dropped. At the same time one of the tent dwellers interviewed on Arno’s telezapping describes how he gets up at 5 am to take the metro to work. He simply can’t afford to pay rent for an apartment.

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