• Bio:

    Michael W. Howard (Ph.D., Boston University, 1981; B.A., University of Chicago, 1974) is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maine.  He is currently working on environmental justice, basic income, and how to share the burdens of climate change equitably. He has written over 50 articles on economic democracy, basic income, and other topics. He has authored, edited, or co-edited four books: Self-management and the Crisis of Socialism(2000), Socialism(2001), Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend(with Karl Widerquist, 2012), and Exporting the Alaska Model(with Karl Widerquist, 2012). He is the national coordinator for the US Basic Income Guarantee Network, and co-editor of Basic Income Studies.