The 2010 Shanghai World Expo closes
Last week, the 2010 Shanghai World Expo came to a close in what many have called the largest event in human history. The Expo brought 73 million people over 184 days. Organizers and many outside observers declared the it was a smashing success, but the Expo has also come under scrutiny for a number of issues like forced attendance, mass relocation of residents, and padded attendance numbers.
Worldview's Global Cities contributor Barry Weisberg shares his thoughts about the Expo's sucesses and failures.