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
On Tuesday, 21 Nov 2023, the government announced an increase to the National Living Wage and a welcome reduction of the National Living Wage age threshold from 23 to 21 years. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, explains why this is an important step in the right direction to secure a better deal for young people.
Michael Münker, of Milliongenerations.org in the Netherlands, explains why the far future matters on Intergenerational Fairness Day.
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 »
As part of the first ever International Intergenerational Fairness Day, on 16 November 2023, Germany’s Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations, explains why they support this new international day of action
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 »
Today, 16 November 2023, marks the world’s first Intergenerational Fairness Day. Nine organisations around the world have come together to call on their respective governments to better consider the interests of younger and future generations. To celebrate, Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder introduces a week of articles from activist organisations around the world. #intergenerationalfairnessday
Another government u-turn, this time on the climate. Lotte Foster, IF student volunteer, lays out the latest Sunak u-turn and explains how it could affect younger generations