“Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” Native American proverb (various sources)
“Intergenerational justice, intergenerational fairness and equality is going to be the issue of the next 10 or 15 years. Is this generation, my generation, going to do right by the younger generation?” Ed Miliband, January 2012
Young people in several Swiss cities have taken to holding public street parties as a protest against curfews against the under-16s. David Kingman looks at what lies behind this recent trend.
David Kingman comments on the recent fall in the number of young people who are classed as “NEET” – Not in Education, Employment or Training
IF Vox Pop is a series of pieces submitted to the Intergenerational Foundation by members of the public, expressing their take on the issues we raise. Here Janet Gunn, a pensioner living in South London, suggests ways to redress the bias towards her generation.
David Kingman examines new data which shows that youth unemployment is still rising, despite a drop in overall unemployment
Claire Lamont explains the dilemmas faced by families where young people cannot afford to leave the parental home
A TV production company is looking for families thinking of moving in together. Can you help?
David Kingman explains how a new report into the real costs of the changes to university funding has shown they will impose high costs on the rest of society
David Kingman examines some new findings which suggest that a significant proportion of people who are planning to finish working this year may be “reluctant retirees”