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Utopia for realists

By: Bregman, Rutger

1408893215 / 9781408893210
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United Kingdom
20 cm 316 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
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Reprint. This translation originally published: 2017.

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'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' GuardianIn 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.


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