Rutger C. Bregman is a Dutch popular historian and author. He has published four books on history, philosophy, and economics, including Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World, which has been translated into thirty-two languages.
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In this thought-provoking book, Tobias Leenaert leaves well-trodden animal advocacy paths and takes a fresh look at the strategies, objectives, and communication of the vegan and animal rights movement. He argues that, given our present situation, with entire societies dependent on using animals, we need a very pragmatic approach. How to Create a V...
Fantastic book. Motto: stop trying to be pure, start changing the world. Written by @TobiasLeenaert, founder of one of the most effective organizations that's trying to change our food system. – source
Rutger BregmanJun 16, 2021
Just finished this one by @juliagalef. Highly recommended. It's not easy to become (more of) a scout, but it's hard not to be inspired by this book. – source
Rutger BregmanMay 07, 2021
One of those books I couldn’t have done without. Tells the amazing story of a Russian scientist who domesticated a fox and revolutionized our understanding of human nature. Brilliantly written – can’t recommend it enough. – source
Rutger BregmanMay 21, 2020
Just finished this brilliant book by @helenlewis. Long time since I underlined so much in a book. Love her observation that 'universal basic income' is just another phrase for 'wages for housework'. – source
Rutger BregmanMay 02, 2020
One of the best books I’ve read this year. Crystal clear, rigorously empirical. Should be read by policymakers from around the globe, especially in the US. It’s *the* to-do-list for the next president. Will be published next month. @gabriel_zucman – source
Rutger BregmanSep 22, 2019
@faisalnazir @AaronBastani Yes. Source is Diane Coyle’s great book about the history of GDP – source
Rutger BregmanMar 22, 2019
An investigative history of one of social psychology’s classic―and most controversial―studies: the Robbers Cave experiment In 1954, a group of American boys attended a remote summer camp where they were split into two groups, and encouraged to bully, harass, and demonize each other. The results would make history as one of social psychology’s class...
This is a really good book about the famous Robbers Cave Experiment, written by @GinaPerry. Just read it for the 2nd time and can recommend it to anyone who's interested in (social) psychology. – source
Rutger BregmanSep 04, 2018