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Utopia for realists

Author: Rutger Bregman; Elizabeth Manton
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2018. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A noted Dutch journalist and economist proposes an outline for a new worldwide Utopia, with central tenets including a shortened work week, a guaranteed basic income for all, wealth redistribution, and open borders everywhere.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rutger Bregman; Elizabeth Manton
ISBN: 9781408893210 1408893215 9781408890264 1408890267 9781408890271 1408890275 1408890232 9781408890233
OCLC Number: 1031708011
Language Note: Translated from the Dutch.
Notes: First published in the Netherlands as Gratis geld voor iedereen : en nog vijf grote ideen die de wereld kunnen veranderen by The Correspondent.
English translation first published in 2017.
Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The return of Utopia --
Why we should give free money to everyone --
The end of poverty --
The bizarre tale of President Nixon and his basic income bill --
New figures for a new era --
A fifteen-hour workweek --
Why it doesn't pay to be a banker --
Race against the machine --
Beyond the gates of the land of plenty --
How ideas change the world.
Other Titles: Gratis geld voor iedereen.
Utopia for realists :
Responsibility: Rutger Bregman ; translated from the Dutch by Elizabeth Manton.

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A noted Dutch journalist and economist proposes an outline for a new worldwide Utopia, with central tenets including a shortened work week, a guaranteed basic income for all, wealth redistribution, and open borders everywhere.

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