Recent decades have seen important steps toward equality for different genders, sexualities and ethnicities. But members of one “group” remain second-class citizens. We must broaden our understanding of social membership and take responsibility for the effects of our actions upon those who will be born after we are gone. Rohin Burney-O’Dowd, IF summer intern, investigates.
Recent research into the future of job automation has intergenerational implications. David Kingman reports
A large share of “extremists” on both sides of the Brexit debate would be happy to see the British economy suffer damage in order to have their way, according to new polling from YouGov. David Kingman looks at the questions this raises for intergenerational fairness
The LSE’s “Generation Brexit” project is gathering young people’s attitudes towards Brexit, in order to ensure their proper representation in the process. David Kingman reports
Scientists have produced a new warning about the possible future impact of climate change on human populations, reports David Kingman, but is their pessimism overstated?
In a series of question and answers, Allan Martin – an actuary and independent pension scheme trustee – reveals the huge and growing burden of public sector pensions, and the alarming implications for the future generations
The government’s new air quality plan could mark the end of the road for traditional petrol- and diesel-powered cars. David Kingman explains
Costs and delays for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station just seem to escalate relentlessly. David Kingman reports