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Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend: Basic Income in Practice
(American Political Science Association, 2012)
The Task Force on Democracy, Economic Security, and Social Justice in a Volatile World was convened amidst the convulsions triggered by the global economic and financial crisis of 2008. The tumult had already spread far ...
Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research
Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research presents a compilation of six decades of Basic Income literature. It includes the most influential empirical research and theoretical arguments on all aspects of the Basic ...
Exporting the Alaska model : adapting the permanent fund dividend for reform around the world
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
This book examines the feasibility of exporting the Alaska model (the Alaska Permanent Fund and the Permanent Fund Dividend) to other places and for other kinds of resources.
Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend: Examining its Suitability as a Model
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
Contributors discuss the Alaska Permanent Fund (APF) and Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) as a model both for resource policy and for social policy. This book explores whether other states, nations, or regions would benefit ...
Independence, Propertylessness, and Basic Income: A Theory of Freedom as the Power to Say No
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
Freedom is commonly understood in two different ways: the absence of restriction or interference (scalar freedom) and the absence of slavery or oppression (status freedom). Independence, Propertylessness, and Basic Income ...
How the Sufficiency Minimum Becomes a Social Maximum
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
This article argues that, under likely empirical conditions, sufficientarianism leads not to an easily achievable duty to maintain a social minimum but to the onerous duty of maintaining a social maximum at the sufficiency ...
Is Basic Income Still Worth Talking About?
(ABC-CLIO (Praeger), 2013)
"While recent catastrophic events in New Orleans and Haiti may have magnified issues of social inequity, leaders have debated over poverty and discrimination for decades. Are the poor disadvantaged by the institutions of ...
Lockean Theories of Property: Justifications for Unilateral Appropriation
(The Center for the Study of Rationality and Beliefs, 2010)
Drawing on recent work in social philosophy and rational choice theory, in this paper I argue that the core thematic of Kant’s “What is Enlightenment?” is the relationship between reason and constraints. I discuss in some ...
The Physical Basis of Voluntary Trade
The article discusses the conditions under which can we say that people enter the economic system voluntarily. “The Need for an Exit Option” briefly explains the philosophical argument that voluntary interaction requires ...
Why we demand an unconditional basic income: the ECSO freedom case
(Presses universitaires de Louvain, 2011)
This book brings together fifty of today's finest thinkers. They were asked to let their imaginations run free to advance new ideas on a wide range of social and political issues. They did so as friends, on the occasion ...