To mark the Votes at 16 Action Week, youth worker Melissa Jane Knight makes the case for lowering the voting age
Liz Emerson shows the appeal of “intergenerational living” as a solution to the housing crisis
Antony Mason encourages all readers to look at an extraordinary revelation: through an oversight, increased tuition fees could cost the government an extra £2.2 billion a year.
“Our ancestors were able to live in peace with nature and with their past and future generations. We have to learn it again and to recreate these functions and institutions that serve our survival. This is our only chance – we should not miss it.” Sandor Fulop, Hungarian Ombudsman for Future Generations
David Kingman argues that the Winter Fuel Allowance is extremely inefficient – and unfair on the younger generation
Xiao Mei, reporting from China, provides a vivid, personal account of the deep intergenerational connections that are reinforced by traditional family celebrations, and how these connections are set to change for future generations
Angus Hanton explores a piece of research which examines how leaders think about intergenerational equity
Angus Hanton reports on the recent launch of Dr Rupert Read’s “Guardians of the Future” paper at the House of Commons
David Kingman argues that commentators have become too caught up in arguing about the appropriate size for the Earth’s population, when what really matters is the age structure of the population in individual countries
Antony Mason is concerned that the government’s current plans for universities are deeply flawed, will damage a key sector of the economy – and won’t even reduce the deficit. And it’s the next generation that will have to foot the bill.