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August housing numbers were released -- and the number of housing starts, home completions and apartment building construction is up. But permits for single-family homes were down What does this mean for the housing market and the recovery?
India's government is attempting to reduce caste discrimination in the country by setting employment quotas for some of India's lowest caste members. It made a move into the private industry by asking India's largest companies to disclose which castes their employees are from.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about the UN's Millennium Development Goals, which are supposed to be achieved by 2015, and how much progress the world has made to reach them.
Marketplace for Tuesday, September 21, 2010