THE TERM technocrats has been applied to government officials, usually civil servants with no specific ideological background but with expertise in their technical area, who have been raised to cabinet or other senior posts. The term implies an expert, without party affiliation, often selected to serve during an interim or transitional government. However, Technocracy, Inc., is a specific organization, founded in 1933, with branches in the United States and Canada, that has advocated the transformation of the political structure into an apolitical system using technical and scientific principles to organize society. It continues to exist in the 21st century, if only in the form of a few adherents and a website giving access to some of its literature.

The ideology of Technocracy, Inc., represents a non-Marxist ...

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