Lessons from the World's Poorest Neighborhoods
By Kara Miller
What comes to mind with you think of Indian slums?
For many Americans, it’s the Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire.”
But for one scholar, India’s mega slums — places so big they could be cities by themselves — represent innovation. Innovation so remarkable that it may have lessons to teach the world.
Bhaskar Chakravorti, senior associate dean, Fletcher School at Tufts University
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As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.
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