Rutger Bregman is a historian and author. He has published five books on history, philosophy, and economics. His books Humankind (2020) and Utopia for Realists (2017) were both New York Times bestsellers and have been translated in more than 40 languages. Bregman has twice been nominated for the prestigious European Press Prize for his work at The Correspondent. He lives in Holland.
Historian Rutger Bregman argues that the persistent theory that most people are monsters is just wrong.
We make school kids read "Lord of the Flies"—but it's only half the story.