WE WADE INTO FACEBOOK FOUNDER’S ‘BASIC INCOME’ CLAIMS Alaska, the richest state to ever go broke, may not have any money to promote tourism these days, what with our budget crisis and all. But with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the state over the weekend, that may be all the promotion our state can stand. Except he’s sending us the wrong type of people to our state — people who want free money. Zuckerberg, in his exploratory essay about the Alaska Permanent Fund, may be sending…

WE WADE INTO FACEBOOK FOUNDER’S ‘BASIC INCOME’ CLAIMS Alaska, the richest state to ever go broke, may not have any money to promote tourism these days, what with our budget crisis and all. But with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the state over the weekend, that may be all the promotion our state can stand. Except he’s sending us the wrong type of people to our state — people who want free money. Zuckerberg, in his exploratory essay about the Alaska Permanent Fund, may be sending…

Wild Trout and Salmon Make a Landscape More Beautiful: 10 Reasons We Use Our Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend to Support Trout Unlimited | Cut...

Wild Trout and Salmon Make a Landscape More Beautiful: 10 Reasons We Use Our Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend to Support Trout Unlimited | Cut...

Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation - an interesting model for public/private community wealth generation using local resources

Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation - an interesting model for public/private community wealth generation using local resources

Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Permanent Fund Dividends

Permanent Fund Dividends

Acting Alaska Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell announces the 2013 Permanent Fund Dividend. Sept. 18, 2013 -Loren Holmes photo from the Al...

Acting Alaska Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell announces the 2013 Permanent Fund Dividend. Sept. 18, 2013 -Loren Holmes photo from the Al...

Chart 4 Alaska Permanent Fund Distibutions 1982 to 2016.jpg

Chart 4 Alaska Permanent Fund Distibutions 1982 to 2016.jpg

Alaska is happy to incentivize new citizens to move to the 49th state. The Alaska Permanent Fund takes money earned from the state's reserves of oil and gives it back to the community. Each and every Alaskan gets almost $2,000 from the government just for living there. Have a brand-new baby? Well, even she's $2,000 richer because literally every person gets it regardless of age.

Alaska is happy to incentivize new citizens to move to the 49th state. The Alaska Permanent Fund takes money earned from the state's reserves of oil and gives it back to the community. Each and every Alaskan gets almost $2,000 from the government just for living there. Have a brand-new baby? Well, even she's $2,000 richer because literally every person gets it regardless of age.

Yup Kim is a Senior Portfolio Manager of Special Opportunities at the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, a $55 billion sovereign wealth…

Exclusive Q&A: Yup Kim, Senior Portfolio Manager, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Yup Kim is a Senior Portfolio Manager of Special Opportunities at the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, a $55 billion sovereign wealth…

Alaska Dispatch News: Alaska Permanent Fund ends fiscal year with value of $52.8 billion

Alaska Dispatch News: Alaska Permanent Fund ends fiscal year with value of $52.8 billion

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