The 2023 Autumn Statement did nothing to address intergenerational fairness and that was a missed opportunity by government. So what were the key policy announcements for April 2024 that might affect different generations? Daniel Harrison, economist, market analyst and author of Intergenerational Theft explains
Michael Münker, of Milliongenerations.org in the Netherlands, explains why the far future matters on Intergenerational Fairness Day.
Think Forward’s Tom Walker, explains how Australia’s young people are facing similar intergenerational unfairnesses to UK young people on International Intergenerational Fairness Day
This week celebrates the world’s first ever Intergenerational Fairness Day. In this article, Aissa Dearing-Benton, US climate activist, explains her personal journey bringing people of colour into climate activism
Younger Canadians are struggling to afford housing and raise families while worrying about growing public debt and the planet’s future livability. As countries around the world come together to mark the first international Intergenerational Fairness Day on 16 November 2023, it’s clear that Canada is not alone in experiencing these harmful trends, writes Andrea Long… Read more »
Derek Walker, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, unpicks five myths around better protecting future generations
Sarah Swanbeck, Executive Director, Berkeley Institute for Young Americans, explains the complex challenges that younger US generations are experiencing, as part of a worldwide Intergenerational Fairness Day.
“As a young Mexican, I am proud to stand in support of Intergenerational Fairness Day and emphasise the crucial importance of safeguarding the interests of younger and future generations.”In this article, Claudette Salinas Leyva, UN Next Generation Foundation Fellow, delves into why this day matters, the vital role played by the United Nations, what needs… Read more »
HS2 was supposed to be desperately needed to help upgrade the UK rail network. Instead, after billions of pounds spent, the project has been all but scrapped, leaving just a short run of new rail between Birmingham and the outskirts of London. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, explains why scrapping HS2 symbolises a lack of long-term… Read more »
By continuing the freeze on Income Tax and NICs’ thresholds until 2027-28, the government has condemned the young and the poor to bear a larger share of the national tax burden. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, discusses why the young and the poor are hit the hardest.