Party conference season and intergenerational fairness – did political parties really speak to younger generations? Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, gives the low down on offers for younger generations
Eight years after the Paris Climate Agreement, an initial round of negotiations over a legally binding international treaty on plastics pollution concluded last week. Following these new talks in Paris IF Researcher, Sylvan Lutz, highlights the intergenerational dangers posed by plastics.
Richard Fisher, a senior journalist at BBC Global News, explains the motivation behind his book, “The Long View”, which has just been published.
The unprecedented affluence of millions of older people is in stark contrast with a stagnant economy and a society in which millions of younger people cannot afford the basics of independent living. Change is long overdue and needs to start with the UK tax system, writes Carl Groves, former Further Education College Principal, and IF… Read more »
Is children’s mental health being sufficiently supported by the government? Charlotte Foster, IF student volunteer, investigates as part of Children’s Mental Health Week.
Carl M Groves, former College Principal, and IF supporter, calls on the new government to better protect the interests of younger and future generations in the 2022 Autumn Statement. Growth, tax and spending Whatever else the UK Conservative Government and Labour Opposition may disagree upon they are both very committed to achieving economic growth and… Read more »
As the government weighs up whether to keep or to alter the ‘triple lock’ on the state pension, young people face a systemic crisis that is undermining their financial security. Intergenerational Foundation student volunteer Charlotte Foster explores the ways in which the government is reinforcing this crisis.
As the UK is facing a massive cost-of-living crisis, high inflation and falling real wages, the Intergenerational Foundation is supporting the Stop the Squeeze campaign. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, sets out the argument for why the government ought to implement the policies advocated by the Stop the Squeeze campaign in order to avoid the largest… Read more »
Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, investigates new Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey data on worries about climate change and argues that the government should be doing much more to reduce the cost of living through a green lens. Money worries A recent ONS survey on worries about climate change found that, when asked about a… Read more »
With interest rates recently pushed to their highest level for well over a decade, Lukas Winterburn, IF volunteer, looks at the consequences through the lens of intergenerational housing justice, for mortgage payers and tenants. Bad news on interest rates Whilst homeownership levels have dipped from their peak in 2002 of 72% to plateauing to 65.2%… Read more »