Utopia for Realists: Rutger Bregman - Antidote 2017
Our day-to-day reality – life expectancy, health, wealth, and education – were considered unrealistic and utopian in the eighteenth century. So, what's next? Rutger Bregman, a Dutch historian and author, explores how utopian ideals like a basic living income and a fifteen-hour work week could become a reality in our lifetime. Chaired by Emma Alberici.
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The Invention of Russia: Arkady Ostro...
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Inglorious Empire: Shashi Tharoor - A...
Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician and diplomat. His book, Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India, considers the devastating legacy of British colonialism. He's in conversation with Guardian reporter Ben Doherty.