Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There
Bloomsbury Publishing, 5 mars 2017 - 336 pages
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'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
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - swmproblems - LibraryThing
Went through 3 of the books main points (universal basic income, 15-hour workweek, and open borders) and how all of these things would contribute to overall growth for people worldwide (and not just economic growth) and the elimination of extreme poverty. Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - angiestahl - LibraryThing
Picked this up awhile back and just got around to reading it. It'll be interesting to see how this book, or rather the thinking in it, ages over the next decade or so. Kudos on the title and cover ... Consulter l'avis complet