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Utopia for realists : how we can build the ideal world / Rutger Bregman ; translated from the Dutch by Elizabeth Manton.

By: Bregman, Rutger, 1988- [author.].
Contributor(s): Manton, Elizabeth [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : London ; Bloomsbury, 2017Description: 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781408890271 (pbk.); 9780316471893; 0316471895.Uniform titles: Gratis geld voor iedereen. English Subject(s): 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 | WorkweekDDC classification: 330 BRE
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.
Summary: "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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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.

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