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What does it cost for a family to thrive? Oren Cass joins The Chris Buskirk Show to talk about his work to define this. He found that in 1985 an average male wage-earner could support all of the major expenses of a family of 4 with 30 weeks of work. In 2018 it took 53 weeks. How do we improve on where we are now?

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