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Privatizing Water

Fortune magazine calls water “One of the world’s great business opportunities.” Is water privatization the new global warming?

We thought World Water Day would be about hot tub parties and wet t-shirt contests. Instead, we’re learning about how the world’s water supply is some giant global corporate conspiracy. Kind of puts a damper on things.

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