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Among families with children, one major driver of this dependence is the collapse of marriage. The results so far are encouraging: The welfare rolls have been cut by more than half since 1992 without the social calamities predicted by defenders of the old welfare entitlement. These agencies are part of a larger system that involves government provision of services and government funding for private institutions. Since 1930 the United States has had some program helping to provide social welfare.

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