ITUC poll: Outlook Not So Good

Billy Harding looks at the recently published ITUC poll which shows that, of the 13 countries investigated, only citizens in Indonesia, Brazil, and Bulgaria believe that future generations will be better off than today’s generation. Some 66 per cent of respondents from all countries believe that future generations will be worse off.

Marine Garbage Pollution: an International Problem

Sarah Cruz Lima, of the Institute for Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University, describes the imperfect efforts to curb dumping at sea, a classic case of short-term expediency with clear long-term – hence intergenerational – implications

Good news: jobless total falls

Somewhat against expectations, today’s unemployment figures have moved in the right direction. For all generations? Antony Mason investigates

Loans for Higher Education: the dodgy dossier

Antony Mason argues that, even if they can’t do anything about being stuck with higher debts, university students still have cause for complaint about the terms which they are forced to agree to