The effect of benefit policy changes on the incomes of working-age adults and children since 2010 has been an average loss of £375 per year compared with a boost to pensioners of £510 per year.
But unless the Party offers them a genuine shot at prosperity, it risks sliding into decline.
Just 7,500 new retirement housing units are delivered annually, versus Knight Frank’s estimate of a demand for 30,000.
A key economic problem during the 1980s was union power. Now it is weak incentives to move and retrain.
It is right that younger generations pay the soaring costs of unfunded commitments to older citizens, that is how it has always been.
Without it, we won’t be able to have better public services, less debt and lower deficits, or a fairer deal for younger people.
Doing so won’t get us to the promised land of herd immunity, and may well compromise their immuno-response systems.
The case for addressing abusive practices is overwhelming. But not every contract is abusive, and not every alternative is better.