Bregman, Rutger, 1988-

Utopia for realists : how we can build the ideal world / Rutger Bregman ; translated from the Dutch by Elizabeth Manton. - 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Translation of: Gratis geld voor iedereen.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-305) and index.

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.

"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"--


Translated from the Dutch.

9781408890271 (pbk.) 9780316471893 0316471895

40026973614

2016962005


Utopias.
Social prediction.
Guaranteed annual income.
Wealth.
Income.
Workweek.
Boundaries.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory.
Boundaries.
Guaranteed annual income.
Income.
Social prediction.
Utopias.
Wealth.
Workweek.

HX806 / .B7413 2017

330 BRE / 011200
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