Huey Long’s Share Our Wealth CampaignLink
In 1934, Louisiana Senator Huey Long called for a national Share Our Wealth campaign, which called for a minimum annual income for every family, free college education, a 30-hour work week, pensions for everyone over the age of 60, and an income cap for the richest Americans.
Davison Budhoo, “Open Letter of Resignation to the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund,” 1988Link
In his resignation letter, former IMF economist Davison Budhoo accuses the International Monetary Fund of manipulating data to compel countries to undertake devastating structural adjustment programs.
John Maynard Keynes’ Open Letter to President Roosevelt, 1933Link
In this open letter to President Franklin Roosevelt, British economist John Maynard Keynes outlines an economic program, including increased government spending, to help the United States recover from the Depression.