David Kingman and Duncan Steadman explore the history of the state pension, and why increases in life expectancy mean that changes are necessary
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 looks at the intergenerational dilemma posed by the Dilnot Commission, and the new White Paper on social care
David Kingman explores the economic and social implications of China’s rapidly ageing population
David Kingman explores the intergenerational injustice which is at the heart of the government’s proposed welfare reforms
David Kingman reports on the launch of IF’s Intergenerational Fairness Index, which assesses how intergenerational unfairness has worsened in the UK during the last 20 years
David Kingman explores the British government’s recent proposal to fine people for not registering to vote, and its likely impact on the young