The Imf Should Look Forward, Not Back

For a lesson in survival, there's nothing like a bureaucracy in search of a mission. When the Salk vaccine wiped out polio in the 1950s, the March of Dimes--founded to combat the dread childhood disease--didn't simply fold its tents. Instead, it went looking for new diseases to conquer. Today, an expanded March raises money to fight birth defects.

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