The author's Socialining Our Democracy was one of the most provocative and constructive books along that line I have chanced to read. Now comes this -- and with the same clear, balanced method of presentation, Laidler takes up point after point in current national problems, outlines the past history, the present status, and the possibility of a constructive future program. Child labor, hours and wages, old age, illness, unemployment insurance, the Social Security Act, public works, socialized utilities and natural resources, controlled production and distribution, housing, political parties. Interesting and stimulating. A book to put into the hands of anyone who wants to understand how recent programs can be made the basis of a constructive program for the immediate future.