Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There
Bregman (Rutger)
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.

  1. The Return of Utopia – 1
  2. Why We Should Give Free Money to Everyone – 25
  3. The End of Poverty – 51
  4. The Bizarre Tale of President Nixon and His Basic Income Bill – 77
  5. New Figures for a New Era – 101
  6. A Fifteen-Hour Workweek – 127
  7. Why It Doesn’t Pay to Be a Banker1 – 153
  8. Race Against the Machine – 177
  9. Beyond the Gates of the Land of Plenty – 203
  10. How Ideas Change the World – 233
    Epilogue – 253
    Notes – 265
    Index – 307
    Acknowledgements – 315

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Bloomsbury Paperbacks; 1st Edition (8 Feb. 2018)

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