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Rutger Bregman is a historian and author. He has published four books on history, philosophy, and economics. 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 22 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, Guardian and on the BBC.

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