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World Bank, IMF: Privatize Water Utilities

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World Bank, IMF: Privatize Water Utilities

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World Bank, IMF: Privatize Water Utilities

World Bank, IMF: Privatize Water Utilities

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The World Bank and International Monetary Fund urge developing nations to turn their water utilities over to private companies. Opponents say water is a basic human need and should not be sold for profit. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.