A recent paper published by the Harvard Kennedy School reveals how the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan will cost the US $4 to $6 trillion over the next 40 years – far more than was expected. Antony Mason explains
David Kingman explains the precarious situation in the US city of Detroit, which is having to take unprecedented steps to try to stave off bankruptcy
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 Brendan Hollowood tells of his struggles to get a foothold in the UK workforce that have forced him abroad.
The Prime Minister has again issued his support for the status quo on OAP benefits, despite mounting opposition from some of his colleagues. David Kingman comments
The longevity explosion has received the attention of these wise, but older people. Angus Hanton assesses the outcome
David Kingman explores some new figures which demonstrate the unsustainable burden private finance initiative (PFI) contracts are placing on a large number of NHS trusts
Climate change poses deeply worrying problems but, as Claire Lamont suggests in this Film Competition blog, we are not entirely powerless to deal with them
David Kingman looks at data from the 2011 ONS General Lifestyle Survey, which marks 40 years since the survey was first launched
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, a nurse from Devon voices her concern that the ageing population is unknowingly placing an unfair burden on the young.
“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)