|Statement||by Upton Sinclair.|
|Contributions||End Poverty League.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||64|
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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 estimated , unemployed. 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 in , with 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.