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WILL OUR NEXT WARS BE OVER WATER?

Last month I attended a conference in Delhi. I arrived late at night and went straight to bed. When I got up the next morning, I was surprised to discover that just beyond the boundary wall of the conference venue was a sprawling slum.

I had just made a cup of coffee when I heard a commotion outside. A crowd of more than two hundred had gathered and many were in a fierce battle. I watched as one young man tore off his shirt and waded into...

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Jo McGowan, a Commonweal columnist, writes from Deradoon, India.