David Kingman ponders whether we can ever claim to know what future generations will want, using the Alaskan mining industry as an example
David Kingman asks why so many people don’t seem to fully understand what liabilities are and why we should be concerned about them
David Kingman reflects on a recent BBC radio programme which investigated which taxes are likely to rise after the next general election
The UK has endured years of punishing austerity – but might the Government have to cut back even further? David Kingman explains.
David Kingman examines the evidence that young Britons have become exceptionally liberal
David Kingman argues that the UK needs to radically rethink the role of its state pension, for the good of both young and old
The Prime Minister has again issued his support for the status quo on OAP benefits, despite mounting opposition from some of his colleagues. David Kingman comments
IF Vox Pop is a series of pieces submitted to the Intergenerational Foundation by members of the public, expressing their take on the issues we raise. Here Janet Gunn, a pensioner living in South London, suggests ways to redress the bias towards her generation.
Angus Hanton feels the dice are loaded against the young, and government action is required if we are to avoid a breach in social cohesion
The social care costs of old age are an intergenerational conundrum. Why should younger generations pay for the care costs which the baby boomers have spectacularly failed to provide for themselves? But, as Antony Mason argues, they too need a robust and sustainable system to cater for their own old age