Originally Published on Basic Income News
This interview with Green Party candidate for Congress Ian Schlakman of Maryland's Second Congressional District was originally published on Basic Income News on October 31, 2014.
When and how were you first introduced to the idea of a basic income guarantee?
I first learned about a negative income tax when I . . .
Comparing CPI, poverty, and inequality data
Every year every qualifying resident of Alaska receives an annual dividend provided by the Alaska Permanent Fund. The most recent payout was $1,884 in 2014, for every man, woman, and child in Alaska. The first payout of $1,000 occurred in 1982.
Data Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
CPI data . . .