Youth Quake report launch: real change is constrained by party politics

We recently launched a report on young people and the 2017 General Election, and representatives from the major parties attended our panel event at the Houses of Parliament. Beth Jenkinson, IF researcher, describes the resulting discussion and explores its implications for intergenerational fairness

Ashes to ashes? Justice and the world we leave behind

Recent decades have seen important steps toward equality for different genders, sexualities and ethnicities. But members of one “group” remain second-class citizens. We must broaden our understanding of social membership and take responsibility for the effects of our actions upon those who will be born after we are gone. Rohin Burney-O’Dowd, IF summer intern, investigates.

Are fiscal rules intergenerationally fair?

In the run-up to the 2017 general election, the three major political parties all pledged to eliminate the government deficit by the end of the next parliament. What are the implications of these policies for intergenerational fairness? Elliot Jones, IF Summer intern, investigates