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The welfare-to-work industrial complex
Jun 26, 2023
Episode 953

The welfare-to-work industrial complex

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A deep dive into work requirements.

Hey Smarties! Kai and Kimberly will be back in your podcast feed tomorrow for our weekly deep dive, but until then we’re bringing you a deep dive of a different kind. It’s an episode from Marketplace’s investigative podcast, “The Uncertain Hour,” which is all about obscure policies and forgotten histories. In the new season, Marketplace’s Krissy Clark and the team dig into the origins and evolution of America’s welfare-to-work system (which got lots of attention in the recent debt ceiling debate). Let us know what you think. And as Kai often says, history matters!

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Marissa Cabrera Senior Producer
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