Will better education, cash credits and payments, or more safety nets cure poverty? Years of experience don’t seem to say yes.
Young people who lack basic life skills, and who are raised in unstable or stressed families have minimal chance of leaving the ranks of low income. True?
Even well placed middle class families struggle with the stress of two working parents or one parent households. How can we expect the added stress of low income to be any better?
How do we solve the problem of ongoing poverty as opposed to mitigating it temporarily?
These days, fewer and fewer American children are raised by stay-at-home moms. Both parents work full-time in nearly half of U.S. homes, according to a survey released today by the Pew Research Center.
Two-parent households where both parents work full-time today make up 46 percent of the population, compared to 31 percent in 1970.