WORKFARE: A FINE IDEA IN NEED OF WORK The current welfare system failed to reach a noble set of goals. It's up to Congress to fashion a plan that won't produce a dismal rerun

October 1988
Fortune;10/24/1988, Vol. 118 Issue 9, p213
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