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June 18, 2024

Donald Trump is an Outlier on the Right: When It Comes to Fidelity and Marriage, Democrats Face Bigger Problems

The political and legal fallout of Donald Trump’s affair with Stormy Daniels has not only complicated his run for the presidency, but it has also raised a deeper concern: Has…

June 13, 2024

The Family-to-Prison-or-College Pipeline: Married Fathers and Young Men’s Transition to Adulthood

…are more likely to be exposed to unrelated adults, especially males, who pose a greater risk of being neglectful or even abusive to them, as Brad Wilcox noted in his…

June 13, 2024

Why Married Fathers Matter

…middle school graduation but taking a degree home from a place like Princeton rather than spending time in prison. Brad Wilcox is a professor and director of the National Marriage…

May 15, 2024

The American heart is closing to marriage and family. Can red states change that?

…Florida could lead other states toward reopening the American heart to marriage and family. Brad Wilcox is a professor of sociology and the director of the National Marriage Project at…

May 6, 2024

How States and Communities Can Strengthen Marriages 

Family is the greatest source of social capital, providing the setting in which people grow, develop, and anchor their lives. Stable and healthy marriages are at the foundation of strong…

May 1, 2024

The closing of the American heart

…And not just for the sake of the children, but for the sake of the men and women across America. Brad Wilcox is a professor and director of the National…

April 19, 2024

The New Deal’s Failed Kibbutz in the Desert

…with theory—about race, class, or gender—and then seek to illustrate it empirically. Like Glazer and Daniel Bell, he was a journalist before being tenured at Harvard. Those who would follow…

April 18, 2024

Back from the brink: The intellectual tide is turning on marriage and civil society

…of family structure.” But books by Melissa Kearney (“The Two-Parent Privilege”), Rob Henderson (“Troubled”) and Brad Wilcox (“Get Married”) underlining the value and importance of marriage and stable family life…

March 14, 2024

The “No Excuses” Model Is Due for a Renaissance

…problems, and as Daniel Buck never tires of pointing out, an exodus of teachers owing to declines in classroom culture and school safety. The first step is rescuing “no excuses” from its…

March 12, 2024

Family Dinners Offer a Silver Lining in a Bleak Social Capital Landscape

…the 8-point drop Cox finds between the two generations. It’s possible that, since the Millennials are looking further back in time than the Gen Zers in Cox’s 2021 survey, they…