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Social Credit

Political Movement
Alternative Names
  • Douglas Social Credit


Social Credit is an economic ideology and social and political movement founded by Scottish engineer Major C.H. Douglas. It dates from the 1920s.

Douglas was concerned to ensure that there was necessarty credit (money) circulating to ensure there is enough money to pay realistic, sustainable prices for goods and services.



  • "Comrade Mary", An appeal to women for the van, Vanguard Tract No. 13, Social Democratic Vanguard, Brisbane, c1901. Image PDF Details
  • H.M.M., An outline of Social Credit [Extracts], The Douglas Credit Movement of Victoria, c1930. Image PDF Details
  • Smith, C. Barclay, Debate on the Douglas Social Credit System [Extracts], 1933. Image PDF Details