The Referendum on Independence for Scotland will extend the voting age to 16 and 17 year olds for the first time in the UK. Antony Mason explains why this sets a welcome precedent
David Kingman explains the findings from a new UN report which shows the scale of the challenge facing societies as they age
David Kingman and Duncan Steadman explore the history of the state pension, and why increases in life expectancy mean that changes are necessary
IF supporter Tim Lund explains why the current focus on demand-side measures hurts both the younger generation and the broader economy
David Kingman explores Nick Clegg’s idea of letting older relatives use their pension pots to help their children and grandchildren fund the deposits on new homes
David Kingman explores the results of the 2012 British Social Attitudes Survey, which suggest the general public are growing less supportive of the welfare state in an age of austerity – and what this could mean for both younger and older generations
United for All Ages, a social enterprise which focuses on intergenerational practice, recently released a report which finds major flaws in the Dilnot proposals. David Kingman explains
Famine could be the ultimate poisoned legacy to future generations. Antony Mason examines the predictions for population and food supply.
The failure of Rio+20 to establish a High Level Representative for Future Generations at the UN caused widespread disappointment. But persuasive campaigning to further support the rationale behind the proposals may yet be rewarded. Antony Mason and Kirsty Scheeberger report.
Antony Mason suggests that Jeff Randall’s TV report should be required viewing for anyone interested in today’s intergenerational issues.