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.
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
David Kingman reports on a sudden drop in the number of people applying to study at university
Costs and delays for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station just seem to escalate relentlessly. David Kingman reports
A National Audit Office review of the Hinkley Point C deal agrees with the conclusion of IF’s previous research that it is likely to represent very poor value for taxpayers’ money. David Kingman reports
In light of the Queen’s Speech and the Conservative-DUP deal, David Kingman asks whether the intergenerational policies in the Conservative Party election manifesto actually cost them votes
The new Conservative government under Theresa May will abandon the austerity agenda of her predecessors. That is at least the claim. David Kingman looks for the evidence