(PDF DOWNLOAD) Utopia for Realists : And How We Can Get There

(PDF DOWNLOAD) Utopia for Realists : And How We Can Get There

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Publisher: Bloomsbury
Genres: Social & Political Philosophy, History Of Ideas, Economic History Books, Poverty & Unemployment
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Pages: 316 pages
ISBN10: 1408893215
ISBN13: 9781408893210
Tags: Social & Political Philosophy, History Of Ideas, Economic History Books, Poverty & Unemployment, Free Download, PDF Download
Language: en
Physical Form: Book
Size: Huge
Type: Digital
A Sunday Times Bestseller
We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. Rutger Bregman, a bestselling Dutch historian, explains that it needn't be this way.
Bregman shows that we can construct a society with visionary ideas that are, in fact, wholly implementable. Every milestone of civilization o from the end of slavery to the beginning of democracy o was once considered a utopian fantasy. New utopian ideas such as universal basic income and a 15-hour work week can become reality in our lifetime.
This guide to a revolutionary yet achievable utopia is supported by multiple studies, lively anecdotes and numerous success stories. 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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