Anand Giridharadas has nicely summed up the ambivalence towards 'Slumdog Millionaire' by India's elite in his latest letter from India.
Two other articles, not pleasant to read over breakfast, but vital for anyone serious about changing their own basic living habits to help mitigate environmental damage:
The first is about Americans and their deep, abiding love for the softest, plushest toilet paper and what it's doing to the forests.
The second, related article, which your 10 year old might find disgusting and embarassing, is about the mechanics of sanitation. Or more precisely, about a new toilet system that separates poo & pee to great ecological benefit.
I know... but someone's gotta think about this stuff...