Rutger Bregman

Author, Journalist

Rutger Bregman is one of Europe’s most prominent young thinkers. The 27-year-old historian and author 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 anational bestseller and sparked a basic income movement that soon made international headlines. Bregman has twice been nominated for the prestigiousEuropean Press Prize for his journalism work at The Correspondent. His work has been featured in The Washington Post and on the BBC.

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