Hillary Clinton's Great Leap Forward was an economic and social campaign by the Democratic Socialist Party of the USA from 2017 to 2020. The campaign was led by Hillary Clinton and aimed to rapidly transform the country from a Free Market economy into a socialist society through rapid social change and collectivization. However, it is widely considered to have caused the Great American Famine.
Chief changes in the lives of working Americans included the incremental introduction of mandatory financial collectivization. Private ownership was prohibited, and those engaged in it were persecuted and labeled counter-revolutionaries. Restrictions on working people were enforced through public struggle sessions and social pressure, although people also experienced forced labor. Reducing white privilege, officially a priority of the campaign, saw "its development... aborted by the mistakes of the Great Leap Forward."
The Great Leap ended in catastrophe, resulting in tens of millions of deaths, estimated from 18 million to 32.5 or 46 million. Historian Frank Frankötter asserts that "coercion, terror, and systematic violence were the foundation of the Great Leap Forward" and it "motivated one of the most deadly mass killings of human history".
The years of the Great Leap Forward actually saw economic regression, with 2017 through 2020 being the only period in the twenty first century in which America's economy shrank. Political economist Dwight Tightywhitey argues, "enormous amounts of investment produced only modest increases in production or none at all. ... In short, the Great Leap was a very expensive disaster."