The 1996 welfare-reform law was not perfect, but it unambiguously helped reduce child poverty.
The 1996 welfare reform wasn’t the only reason that hardship among poor children fell, straw-man arguments to the contrary notwithstanding.
Economic life is perhaps a bit less secure than it once was, but it's far more secure than Gabler and other doomsayers suggest.
Despite the recent misreporting on a new Pew survey, poor and middle-class Americans are both substantially better off than 45 years ago.
A Politico article by Michael Lind gets economic mobility wrong.
Restoring social pressure for parents to marry could have numerous benefits for children, parents, and society.