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My Turn: Alaskans unaware of their own wealth

...This makes a raid on the corpus of the Permanent Fund and the imposition of a state income tax extremely likely. Oil-rich nations that have not given away their finite resources have grown vast savings. The sovereign wealth fund of Norway is...
This Day in History

...more priceless than gold." In 2000, President Clinton visited Nigeria, where he appealed to the leaders of the oil-rich nation to set aside political acrimony so that their citizens could lift themselves from poverty and isolation. In 2004...
Saudi Arabia holds final all-male national election Thursday

...give women the vote are two examples of the baby steps King Abdullah has been taking to reform and modernize his oil-rich nation since he ascended the throne in 2005. Though small, they are significant by the standards of his ultraconservative...
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Libya's Moammar Gadhafi killed in hometown battle Tripoli.His death decisively ends a regime that had turned Libya into an international pariah and ran the oil-rich nation by the whim and brutality of its notoriously eccentric leader. Libya stands on the cusp of a new era, but its turmoil...
Oil firms grilled about profits, taxes

...The state stands to earn an extra $1 billion a year from the new system, which is being implemented in other oil-rich nations. The governor is asking for a 20 percent tax rate with 20 percent tax credits on investment. "We believe the tax...
Opinion: Government appears to be mortgaging America

...wealth started setting up similar funds, such as the oil-rich nations of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates,, the value of sovereign wealth funds held by oil-rich nations has skyrocketed. And this trend isn't expected...


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