What should a post-COVID-19 recovery should look like for young people in Germany?

In this contribution to IF’s worldwide blog week, Jörg Tremmel, Co-founder of Germany’s Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations, looks at a post-corona-Germany in three decisive policy fields: public health, public debt and the climate crisis.  Public health SARS-CoV-2 has changed fundamentally the level of acceptance for rigid public health measures in Germany (as… Read more »

Plagues and Intergenerational Justice

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that future generations have to be protected by wise precautions – both medically and economically. Jörg Tremmel, professor at the Institute of Political Science at the Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany, shows how intergenerational interests are served by an assertive vaccination policy.

The EU referendum and the Intergenerational Justice Review

The latest issue of the Intergenerational Justice Review, just published, is entitled “Low Electoral Turnout among Young Voters” – a particularly topical subject in the light of the recent EU Referendum. Jörg Tremmel, one of the editors of IGJR and a member of the IF Advisory Board, tells us how it looks from his perspective… Read more »