Being A Young Father Amid Parenting Outside Of Marriage, Unpacking Trump’s Latest Budget Proposal

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An author shares his findings after interviewing fathers about being a parent in an unmarried relationship. We also talk with an expert on federal budgets about the contents and viability President Donald Trump’s 2021 proposed budget.

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  • A Look At President Trump's Proposed Budget For The 2021 Fiscal Year

    President Trump’s proposed budget for the 2021 fiscal year boosts spending on military and veterans while cutting funds for environmental protection and social safety net programs. We talk with a federal budget expert about its prospects in Congress and how it compares to past government spending.

  • Strengthening Families and Supporting Young Fathers in the Age of Unwed Parenthood

    We talk with a professor about his work interviewing thousands of young, unwed fathers about their roles in the lives of their children and their co-parents. He shares his research on what it means to be a “good” father in the modern age and how families can stay connected even if they don’t want to stay together in a romantic relationship.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Roy Meyers Guest
  • Paul Florsheim Guest

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