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Business, Economics and Jobs

Marriage woes in Egypt

One of the frustrations driving some of the protestors in Egypt is unemployment and low wages. One repercussion is that in Egypt today, many young people can't afford to get married and set up a home. Daniel Estrin reports from Cairo.

Global Politics

Malaysia's maid shortage rooted in abuse

Malaysian families are facing a critical shortage of maids. Most of the maids come from Indonesia. But Indonesia banned its citizens from going to work as maids in Malaysia after a series of abuses against them. Jennifer Pak reports from Kuala Lumpur.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Paulo Morelli

Director Paulo Morelli talks to Faith about his new film, City of Men, the sequel to City of God, his 2002 Academy Award-nominated film that delved into the culture of Rio De Janiero's sprawling "favela" slums.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Patricia Riggen

Filmmaker Patricia Riggen talks to Faith about her new film "La Misma Luna," which draws attention to issues faced by Mexican immigrants in the United States.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Blake Mycoskie

Social entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie, a one-time contestant on the hit TV show The Amazing Race, talks to Faith about his new company TOMS Shoes and his attempt to put shoes on the feet of poor children.