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Everyone does it, but few people want to talk about it. Tonight on Inquiry we speak with investigative reporter and writer ROSE GEORGE about “human waste” and all the things we do and neglect to do with it. 2.6 BILLION people worldwide don’t even have the most basic sanitation, and this leads to numerous health and even education issues. In rural India, the outcaste “untouchables” are still forced to cart away waste on their heads. In China, farmers are converting human waste to “biogas” and fueling their homes with methane. In Japan, the focus is on ultra modern “high function” toilets with, blood pressure readouts, heated seats and a variety of music. And why is it that no one can find a public toilet in New York City or London? All this and more tonight when we discuss Rose George’s new book THE BIG NECESSITY: THE UNMENTIONABLE WORLD OF HUMAN WASTE AND WHY IT MATTERS.