China’s intergenerational tensions

Drawing on interviews and observations during a recent visit, Angus Hanton, co-founder of IF, reflects on fairness between the generations in China

The party manifestos: an intergenerational audit

With election day looming, Angus Hanton, co-founder of IF, assesses the Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem party manifestos to check their intergenerational credentials

How the Brexit bill negotiations are likely to disadvantage the young

Angus Hanton, co-founder of IF, explains why the figure of 100 billion euros has been bandied about, and why Britain’s liabilities are typical of the casual commitments that politicians make, without considering the consequences for younger generations

The “cock-up theory” of student debt

Angus Hanton, co-founder of IF, deplores the casual misguidedness of policy-makers that is responsible for the plight of debt-burdened graduates

Will student debt drive people apart?

IF co-founder Angus Hanton believes that the new, high levels of student debt will aggravate some of the old fault lines in society – and create new ones

“I want nothing to do with young people…”

Angus Hanton, Co-Founder of IF, reflects on some isolationist sentiments expressed by a member of the older generation in reaction to the recent IF paper “Generations Apart”

Does increased longevity have to mean greater costs?

Welcome though increased longevity might be, it also implies longer retirement, with economic burdens that society is ill-prepared to meet. But as IF co-founder Angus Hanton suggests, there are ways to soften the impact

Are identity politics obscuring intergenerational unfairness?

Personal identity and individual entitlement have come to the forefront of the political stage, but do not address the long-term social and economic impact of intergenerational discrimination against entire generations, argues Angus Hanton, co-founder of IF