upton sinclair :
- n United States writer whose novels argued for social reform (1878-1968)
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- How Upton Sinclair Turned The Jungle Into a Failed New Jersey Utopia
In 1906, novelist Upton Sinclair founded a cooperative community in Englewood, New Jersey, not far outside New York. It would exist for just six months before being completely consumed by fire, but Sinclair would spend the rest of his life dreaming about his time there. They called it the Helicon Home Colony. And despite sex scandals in the press and a policy that specifically excluded non ...
Aug. 8, 2013 - Gizmodo