Time to do something about Internships (paid and unpaid)

Phil Radcliff, ex-global Human Resources Director and IF volunteer, points to the iniquities of internships and calls for greater clarification and collaboration between young people, their educational institutions and the world of work

The far-reaching consequences of student loan debt

Delving into a new review, IF researcher Chloe Wall looks at the crippling impact of student debt on young graduates, and calls for more holistic research to prevent a future crisis

Rigged: How the oil and gas industry is undermining future generations

The Prime Minister has just met the boss of Toshiba to discuss a likely high strike price for producing nuclear energy for the UK. Angus Hanton, IF Co-founder, looks at another huge energy bill likely to land on our children’s shoulders, this time from North Sea oil and gas decommissioning.

Dilnot acknowledges intergenerational unfairness in social care costs

On Tuesday morning, 24 April, Angus Hanton (co-founder) and Chloe Wall (junior researcher) attended an Intergenerational Fairness Forum meeting at the Houses of Parliament, which discussed how to fund the increasing cost of social care. Chloe tells us more

As robots take our jobs, should we turn back to Marxism?

Arguments that automation will devastate the job market for future generations are often casually pushed aside as unduly pessimistic, says Antony Mason. But when this is cited by the Governor of the Bank of England as a genuine threat, we really should sit up and take some notice

Vote early and vote often! How students can vote twice

At the forthcoming local elections, young voters should press their candidates about housing, travel costs and local services, says Angus Hanton, Co-founder of IF. They could also point out that wily students have twice the voting power