Utopia for Realists

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by Rutgar Bregman

‘Listen out for Rutger Bregman. He has a big future shaping the future’ Observer

‘A more politically radical Malcolm Gladwell’ New York Times

‘The Dutch wunderkind of new ideas’ Guardian

Utopia for Realists – And How We Can Get There

In Utopia for Realists, Rutger Bregman shows that we can construct a society with visionary ideas that are, in fact, wholly implementable. Every milestone of civilisation – from the end of slavery to the beginning of democracy – was once considered a utopian fantasy. New utopian ideas such as universal basic income and a fifteen-hour work week can become reality in our lifetime.

From a Canadian city that once completely eradicated poverty, to Richard Nixon’s near implementation of a basic income for millions of Americans, Bregman takes us on a journey through history, beyond the traditional left-right divides, as he introduces ideas whose time has come.

About the Author

Rutger C. Bregman is a Dutch popular historian and author. He has published four books on history, philosophy, and economics, including Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World, which has been translated into thirty-two languages.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 3.5 × 19.7 cm

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