Claire Lamont describes why “generation rent” have a good subject at their fingertips for a film to enter the IF Film Competition
David Kingman reports on another pledge from the Prime Minister to protect universal benefits for pensioners
Robert Palgrave of Biofuelwatch makes the case that bioenergy is a false solution to climate change, adding to the debt that we are leaving to future generations
Policy-makers miss a trick if they assume that the climate change debate is anchored in scientific fact alone, argues Edward Robinson, a freelance researcher and consultant in sustainable economics. They ignore the moral dimensions at their peril.
Angus Hanton assesses the newly-announced government proposal for a flat-rate state pension
David Kingman looks at a recent debate in the Scottish Parliament which touched on the future legacy of its oil industry, and the ways this could be affected by independence
Series 2 of Generations Apart, presented by Fi Glover on Radio 4, contains plenty of intergenerational food for thought, as Antony Mason reports
David Kingman examines the likelihood of today’s universal benefits still being in place after the next general election
David Kingman examines the trend in current British society for viewing rising house prices as an unquestionably positive development
Peter Hanton examines the rise in bright British undergraduates applying to universities outside the UK, and looks at why those educated in Britain are increasingly taking jobs abroad.