Millennials can expect to receive much less for their tax dollars than have earlier generations, especially during their retirement years, largely due to the policy choices made by their elders. The time has come for moral philosophy to devote attention to the topic of intergenerational fairness, just as it has attended to issues of race, class, and gender.

Loren E. Lomasky is the Cory Professor of Political Philosophy, Policy and Law at the University of Virginia.
Economic PolicyEconomyEntitlements and WelfareFiscal Policy/DebtMedicare, Medicaid, and ObamacarePhilosophy and ReligionSocial Security
Other Independent Review articles by Loren E. Lomasky
Winter 2015/16 The End of Socialism
Spring 2009 Wealth and Poverty in the Liberal Tradition
Summer 1997 Autonomy and Automobility
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