Monday, March 3, 2014

Robert J. Samuelson: Ignoring Demographic Realities

Robert J. Samuelson's column at the Washington Post is linked below.

Robert J. Samuelson: Demographic Realities are Looming

"Second, family breakdown. In 2011, unmarried women accounted for 41 percent of U.S. births, up from 5 percent in 1960. The trend affects all major groups. The rate is 29 percent for whites, 53 percent among Hispanics and 72 percent among African Americans. Although 60 percent of single mothers have live-in boyfriends, half of these relationships end within five years. Single parenthood’s stigma is gone."
---Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post 

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