Utopia Ltd., a poster by Dietmar R. Winkler. Source: Library of Congress

A Whole New World

A History of Utopias

In his recent book “Utopia for Realists,” Rutger Bregman advocates a 15-hour workweek, universal basic income, and open borders.  Sounds like paradise to us! From the Oneida Community’s dream of open or “complex marriage” to the rise and spectacular fall of Pullman’s model company town, the hosts look at why the idea of “utopianism” has such strong appeal to Americans.

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