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I, governor of California and how I ended poverty

Upton Sinclair

I, governor of California and how I ended poverty

a true story of the future

by Upton Sinclair

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Farrar & Rinehart in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Upton Sinclair.
The Physical Object
Pagination64p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23128567M

The End Poverty in California movement (EPIC) was a political campaign started in by famed socialist writer Upton movement formed the basis for Sinclair’s campaign for Governor of California in The plan called for a massive public works program, sweeping tax reform, and guaranteed pensions. By Upton Sinclair Democratic Candidate for Governor of California. The meaning of our movment to End Poverty In California and its polling the largest vote ever cast in a California primary, is that our people have reached the saturation point as regards suffering. We are just about to begin the sixth year of the depression.

  The next month, he published I, Governor of California, and How I Ended Poverty, a short book that stated his plan to "End Poverty in California"- . Enter the Spin Doctors: THE CAMPAIGN OF THE CENTURY: Upton Sinclair’s Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics, By Greg Mitchell (Random House: $; pp.).

California governor issues statewide stay-at-home order Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered the state's 40 million residents to stay at home, restricting non-essential movements to control the spread of the. Some would argue that it was none other than the famous socialist writer Upton Sinclair, author of “The Jungle,” who led the way with his book, “I, Governor of California, and How I ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future.”Author: James Preston Allen.


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I, governor of California and how I ended poverty a true story of the future by Upton Sinclair. 2 Want to read; Published by Farrar & Rinehart in New York. Written in EnglishPages: I, Governor of California: And How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future - by Upton Sinclair and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at : Hardcover.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sinclair, Upton, I, governor of California, and how I ended poverty. New York, Farrar & Rinehart [©].

I, governor of California, and how I ended poverty: a true story of the future by Upton Sinclair; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Industrial policy, Economic conditions, Campaign literature, Social conditions, Poverty, Socialism; Places: California.

Add tags for "I, governor of California, and how I ended poverty: a true story of the future". Be the first. Carrying the futuristic title, I, Governor and How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future, the pamphlet laid out a daring plan to rescue the state's economy and find work for California's estimatedunemployed.

In doing some research on Depression-era agriculture in Los Angeles, I was excited to learn about another contender for the job of California governor, candidate Upton Sinclair.

He would probably have a lot to say to candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman on fighting poverty. Sinclair articulated his plan by using his authorial skills to produce a book titled I, Governor of California and How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future.

(In a classic exercise in political hubris, Sinclair detailed his EPIC plan in a book published inwith the confident title "I, Governor of California And How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future." Following the election he would publish another book with the humbled title "I, Candidate for Governor and How I Got Licked.").

James Preston Allen: Although Sinclair’s plan, which he called End Poverty In California or EPIC, started out as more of a social uprising with his eventual campaign to be governor, it was far Author: James Preston Allen. In Sinclair quickly wrote a page book titled I, Governor of California, And How I ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future.

The cover also bore the message: “This is not just a pamphlet. This is the beginning of a Crusade. A Two-Year Plan to make over a : Gilbert King.

The governor of California is the chief executive of the California state government, whose responsibilities include making annual State of the State addresses to the California State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that state laws are governor is also the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.

The current governor is Gavin Newsom, who has been in. Sinclair's Death Blow to Poverty; I, GOVERNOR Of CALIFORNIA. AND STOW I ENDED POVERTY. A True Story of the Future. By Upton Sinclair. 64 pp. Bearing the remarkable title, I, Governor of California and How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future, the 63 page pamphlet narrated its story backwards from the future in the style of Edward Bellamy's fifty-year old utopian novel, Looking Backward.

Writing from the fictional vantage point of"Governor" Sinclair details the steps that brought California out of the depression and made it.

How politics became a business. “I, Governor of California, and How I Ended Poverty,” by Upton Sinclair, is probably the most thrilling piece of campaign literature ever written. Instead of Author: Jill Lepore. Upton Sinclair, the writer and socialist, ran for governor of California on the Democratic ticket.

His platform was entitled “End Poverty in California” (EPIC), and its goal was to turn over factories and agricultural land laying fallow to workers to be run as cooperatives. Sinclair wrote and published a booklet to popularize his ideas, I, Governor of California, and How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future.

His followers pulled together an impressive organization based around circulation and discussion of the. However, it wasn’t Roosevelt, individually, who moved national opinion more to the left. Some would argue that it was none other than the famous socialist writer Upton Sinclair, author of The Jungle, who led the way with his book I, Governor of California, and How I .Upton Sinclair ran again for the governor of California in but this time around on the ticket of the Democrat Party.

He used a strategy known as End Poverty in California movement to gain support, but his political opponents who called him a communist countered the strategy.END POVERTY IN CALIFORNIA (EPIC) End Poverty in California (EPIC) was a series of proposals defining the platform upon which Upton Sinclair hoped to win the governorship of California in A prominent socialist and writer, Sinclair won acclaim early in the century with The Jungle (), an exposé of the putrid conditions of meatpacking facilities and the exploitation of workers in.