Description From a universal basic income to a 15-hour workweek, from a world without borders to a world without poverty - it's time to return to utopian thinking. Rutger Bregman takes us on a journey through history, beyond the traditional left-right divides, as he introduces ideas whose time has come. Utopia for Realists is one of those rare books that takes you by surprise and challenges what you think you know. In the words of leading social theorist Zygmunt Bauman, it is 'brilliant, truly enlightening, and eminently readable.' This original Dutch bestseller sparked a national movement for basic income experiments that soon made international headlines.
Utopia for Realists - Staff Choice by Sophie A book crammed to the gills with grand and idealistic thoughts and concepts and plans that will kick the shins of many a stodgy (couch) politician. But you know what? This world needs a bit of dreaming. The world is going through rough times, and that things need to change is something everyone can agree on. Why not with a free basic income for all, to name one idea this book is passionate about?