Yearly Archives: 2015

Alaska’s Budget Deficit is Political Threat to its Basic Income

Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend is the closest thing to a Basic Income that exists in the world today. It gives every U.S. Citizen who fills out a form verifying Alaska residency a check for a share of the revenue from … Continue reading

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Drop in Oil Prices Causes Concern for the Future of Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend

The recent drop in oil prices has had a devastating effect on the Alaska state government’s budget, most of which is derived directly or indirectly from current oil revenues. Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend (or PFD—Alaska’s small basic income) is not … Continue reading

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