Tag: Alaska

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The Complicated Politics of the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend

What if we just give people money? This is the question propelling several new books and that’s been taken …

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Sherman County, Oregon has used wind power to provide a $590 dividend per household every year since 2002

For a region that’s blessed with bountiful natural resources, the Pacific Northwest has largely missed the boat. We’re not …

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Basic Income as a Policy Lever: Can UBI Reduce Crime?

The idea of a universal basic income (UBI)—an unconditional payment, without means-test or work requirement—has recently seen a resurgence …

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Why a conservative Alaskan Governor promotes a Universal Basic Income

In this opinion piece for The Alaska Landmine, guest contributor RJ makes the case that the new governor of …