1929: In November, Stalin and the Central Committee decide to implement accelerated collectivization in the form of kolkhozes and sovkhozes. This marks the end of the New Economic Policy (NEP), which has allowed peasants to sell their surpluses on the open market. Stalin has many so-called "kulaks" transported to collective farms in distant places to work in agricultural labor camps. Bolshevik teachers instruct a less-than-enthusiastic group of peasants about the benefits of…
Ronald Reagan - 40th US President from January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989, Republican. Prior to becoming a politician Reagan had been a radio broadcaster and actor. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and economics. As president, Reagan implemented new economic policies that became known as "Reaganomics."
1921, Lenin's New Economic Policy, March 21: Here Is the Financial Account for 1921 given by Lenin, Sovnarkom Chairman. This Glavpolitprosvet poster illustrates the success rate of the Soviet government from 1918 to 1921 in a variety of areas, including international relations, economic relations with Europe, the New Economic Policy, hunger and agriculture, agricultural taxes, fuel, metallury, electrification, trade, and the reform of the Cheka.
1889-Now, partly to weaken the socialists and partly , Bismarck instituted a program of sweeping social reform. Between 1883 and 1887, despite violent opposition, laws were passed providing for sickness, accident, and old age insurance; limiting woman and child labor; and establishing maximum working hours. Bismarck's new economic policy also resulted in the rapid expansion of German commerce and industry and the acquisition of overseas colonies and spheres of influence