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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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Published by End Poverty League in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- California,
  • Campaign literature -- California,
  • Industrial policy -- California,
  • California -- Economic conditions,
  • California -- Politics and government,
  • California -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Upton Sinclair.
    ContributionsEnd Poverty League.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23045079M

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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.

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. Add tags for "I, governor of California, and how I ended poverty: a true story of the future".

Be the first. Sinclair laid out his vision for EPIC in his book I, Governor of California, and How I ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future. Specifically, the plan called for state seizure of idle factories and farm land where the owner had failed to pay property government would then hire the unemployed to work on the farms and at the factories.

(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.".

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. 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.

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. 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. 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 Author: James Preston Allen.

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'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. 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. The governors who received lower grades for putting their states in the most economic peril are Phil Murphy of New Jersey (F), Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania (F), Ralph Northam of Virginia (F), and Tony Evers of Wisconsin (F).

California Governor Gavin Newsom of California (D), and Andrew Cuomo of. 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.

He wrote I, Governor of California, and How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future, a book that explained his desire behind the EPIC program – End Poverty in California. He had lost the governor's race inand though he lost again init was by a very narrow margin.

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.

It denotes low economic development, high levels of poverty, and dysfunctional one-rule government. There can be no more descriptive and to-the-point picture of the once “Golden State” of California.

The once-admired state has become a destination for welfare recipients, illegal immigrants, and poverty-level citizens. It is a combination of. 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".

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.

Sources: Sinclair, Upton.I, Governor of California and How I Ended Poverty. A True Story of the Angeles. Upton Sinclair Sinclair, Upton. I, Candidate for Governor: And How I Got Sinclair. Mitchell, Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair’s Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics.

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. 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.

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.

Behind the plan is Upton Sinclair. It is in reality his platform in his race for the Democratic nomination for governor. It is officially the “End Poverty in California” program, and from the initials of these words comes the “EPIC.”. End Poverty in California movement, led by Upton Sinclair.

psuedosocialist programs like govt taking over idle farms and giving it to workers to run. propgandized out of existence by major parties EPIC and ran for governor of CA. attracted many poor whites to his cause, until Okies started coming, this effectively ended his popularity.

This was part of EPIC [End Poverty in California]. Dean McHenry had been raised a Republican and belonged to the progressive wing of the Republican Party.

He switched to the Democratic Party partly to support Upton Sinclair as governor and also because he was disillusioned with the emerging reactionary forces within the Republican Party. He unconventionally announced that intention in the best-selling “I, Governor of California and How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Author: Elizabeth Shermer.

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.

Gavin Newsom, the newly inaugurated governor of California, has a big proposal for low-income people in his first budget: more than doubling the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit, or.

The governor’s action caps months of emotional and contentious debate over the End of Life Option Act, which divided physicians, ethicists, religious leaders and the Democratic majority in the Author: Patrick Mcgreevy. He first came to national attention with the book, The Jungle, published in which exposed unsafe practices of the meatpacking industry in Chicago.

Not as well known was Upton Sinclair’s effort to be elected as a U.S. Senator and Governor of California. As a socialist, he ran for a U.S.

Senate seat in California in and votes. Sinclair and his End Poverty in California (EPIC) League. Sinclair lost the election, but EPIC captured and helped revive the state Democratic party, elected two of its three state senate candidates and twenty-four of its thirty-nine assembly nominees, and compelled Sinclair's victorious opponent, Republican Governor Frank F.

Mer ri. “The governor doesn’t restate every single priority of the administration or issue facing California in his State of the State speech — and it would be a mistake to conflate commitment with.The Plan to End Poverty in California. By Upton Sinclair.

PREFACE. The purpose of this pamphlet is to discuss those steps of the Plan to End Poverty in California (EPIC) which have to be taken FIRST.

The EPIC Plan was prepared in August, There was neither time nor money for research work, so many of the propositions were stated in general. SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his State of the State address on homelessness before a joint convention of the California Legislature today.

Below is the text as prepared for delivery: State of the State Address. California Governor Gavin Newsom. Febru Thank you, Madame Lieutenant Governor.