Marketplace AM for March 8, 2005
Posted In: Canada
China's Congress gathers in Beijing this week for its annual meeting. One of the concerns is the growing number of disgruntled people who are losers in China's rapid economic development. Often because the powerful don't play fair. Marketplace's Jocelyn Ford visited a village on the outskirts of Beijing where farmers have a beef with their village leaders.
Just a few hours ago, for the first time ever, New York City counted its homelesss population. Marketplace's Amy Scott was there to explore why it's so difficult - and economically important for cities to have an accurate count of those living on their streets.