Karl Deeter: The haves, have-nots and have-nevers

Millennials have the right to be angry: they are shoring up the land ownership of the old and the rich

11th September, 2016

There is a growing divide in society, one based largely on when you were born and in Ireland, it acutely manifests in terms of housing.

A book by Laurence Kotlikoff (a Boston University economist and lesser-known US presidential candidate in 2016) called The Clash of Generations spells it out clearly. In Britain, they even have a group called the Intergenerational Foundation which looks at these issues.

Older people today are the beneficiaries when it comes to...

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