Oct. 7, 2016
In 1960, 73 percent of children were raised in married-couple households, according to the Pew Research Center. By 2014, less than half were. But New America president Anne-Marie Slaughter and Family Story co-director Mia Birdsong argue that the United States has stuck with outdated policies aimed toward two-parent households. We speak with Slaughter and Birdsong about policy changes that can help meet the demands of today’s families.