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About Karl Widerquist

Karl Widerquist is an Associate Professor at SFS-Q, Georgetown University. He is the editor of Basic Income News and the Basic Income Earth Network’s NewsFlash. He writes the Alaska Dividend Blog. Go to his publications here

Articles by Karl Widerquist

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Basic income’s third wave

The drive toward a basic income isn’t new. It’s a 100-year-old movement that has gotten stronger each time inequality has returned to the public discussion.

My own private basic income

One person’s experience becoming a business owner shows how our economy is based on luck rather than merit and how it rewards people who own stuff rather than people who do stuff.

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The Alaska Model: a citizen's income in practice

The idea of a basic income for all citizens is often seen as a utopian dream. But 'the Alaska Dividend' has existed for more than thirty years, and is immensely popular to this day.

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