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Photo by Stephan Vanfleteren

Rutger Bregman (1988) is a historian and author. He has published four books on history, philosophy, and economics.

His History of Progress was awarded the Belgian Liberales prize for best nonfiction book of 2013. The Dutch edition of Utopia for Realists became a national bestseller and sparked a basic income movement that soon made international headlines. The book will be translated in 24 languages.

Bregman has twice been nominated for the prestigious European Press Prize for his journalism work at The Correspondent. His work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Guardian and on the BBC.

‘The Dutch wunderkind of new ideas’
— The Guardian
 
 

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