December 13 2011

In part one of this episode. Abu Hassan could use a break. But he's in the wrong place at the wrong time. He lives in poverty, in India, in a city one activist calls "the capital of hunger." Next year the country will be counting its poor, to determine who truly qualifies for welfare. The government plans to make as many as a hundred-million more Indians eligible for subsidies. Abi lives in a time when India's economy's under new pressure to perform, but the old ways still conspire against him.

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