Great article via Paul McNeal (member of DC Spotter)

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Sent on: Thursday, May 14, 2009 10:46 PM

Megacities: What's Your Strategy?
by Julia Kirby

The Wall Street Journal reports on the disturbing effects of one of the world's major trends: its increasing urbanization, and in particular the rise of "megacities."

The news story focuses on Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh in India, where the surging population has overwhelmed an infrastructure not seriously updated for decades. But Lucknow's woes are not unique. Sprawling slums, inadequate sewage systems, choking pollution, and...(read more at

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