In aggregate absolutely. For the narrow band of those whom we place into our welfare system, less so - although impressive gains have been had since we reformed welfare in the 90's.What nonsense. There is more social mobility today than ever in the history of mankind.
yeah?People aren't trapped in welfare systems. They're made mobile by them.
how many single moms' do you know that get offered a raise from $29,000 to $70,000?