Rutger Bregman (b. 1988) is one of Europe’s most prominent young thinkers. He has published four books on history, philosophy and economics, and has twice been nominated for the prestigious European Press Prize. The Dutch edition of Utopia for Realists became an international bestseller and has been translated into thirty languages. Bregman writes regularly for the online journal De Correspondent. In the Netherlands, Humankind is number-one bestseller.
Rutger Bregman in conversation with Owen Jones - the Guardian Live
Join Dutch historian Rutger Bregman for a live streamed Q&A as part of the Guardian Live's new series of online events. He will be talking to Guardian journalist Owen Jones, and you'll get the chance to put some of your questions to him too.
Rutger Bregman: There is Hope for the Human Race
In a live event that is part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Rutger Bregman shares his invigorating thesis that the vast majority of people are pretty decent.