Social credit is a term bandied about with little real understanding of its meaning. Men like Lippmann and Chase use it frequently. Financial articles make glib reference to it. But does the man in the street understand it? Here is a book that is planned to give him a clearer idea of what all the shooting's for:- an exposition of the theory by an advocate, with an appendix by Allan R. Brown. The purpose of social credit -- to supply the shortage of purchasing power which is holding up industry and to secure economic independence for everyone, by taking the control of money and credit away from the banks and restoring it to the government where it should be a true reflection of the actual wealth of the nation. Important for students of current affairs and for financial and industrial experts.