Is inequality in America a symptom of declining family values? Nation contributor Katha Pollitt dissects and rebukes the idea of single mothers as being the root of economic inequality, and marriage being a panacea for financial instability. Sitting down with Nation editor-at-large Chris Hayes, Pollitt discusses the myriad challenges unwed mothers face, and how they are far more complicated than simply not having a partner.

—Max Rivlin-Nadler