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TECHNOCRACY INC. Scientific Functional Governance

NO WARS – NO POVERTY – CLEAN ENVIRONMENT   The technological advances of mankind’s efforts in North America have reached a degree of usage that has so changed the rules of governing our existing economic system that the effects are increasingly rendering the old system inoperable.  The cause of approaching environmental and social distress is […]

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The Energy Distribution Card

THAT WHICH CEASES TO FUNCTION, CEASES TO EXIST. Adapted from an article in the Technocracy Magazine, July 1937 Copyright 1938, Technocracy Inc. Edited, Updated and printed: August 2006   THE ENERGY DISTRIBUTION CARD As each day passes it becomes more evident that our socio-economic structure is unsustainable in the technological, scientific age in which we […]

No Peace in a Price System

Stephen L. Doll  1992  Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 2nd quarter 1992, No. 327  “Peace at any price” has long been the cry of desperate people, willing to strike any bargain to establish harmony. The irony of this statement is that the concept of peace is not related to price; but the mechanism by which we […]

Money Is A Superstition

L.W. Nicholson  1998 Published in: Technocracy Digest, 3rd quarter 1998, No. 329  Great progress has, and is, occurring in the transferring of money from one individual, or corporation, to another. First, the direct exchange of goods with the old barter system, then to the use of seashells as a medium of exchange, then to the coining of […]

It Really Doesn’t Grow On Trees

Stephen L. Doll  1997  Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 1st quarter 1997, No. 346  The stripping of rainforests for monetary profit points up a vital truth — we are dead set on a collision course between human ambition and the hard, cold realities of physical science. The world operates on two economic systems. The one is […]

Is Economic Recovery Possible?

Sam Rachele 1992 Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 2nd quarter 1992, No. 327   This article was submitted by Technocracy member Sam Rachele as a letter to the editor, but was printed instead in the guest editorial column “As I see it” of the January 16th issue of the Gazette Times, Corvallis, OR, under the title U.S. […]

Impoverished Man in a World of Science

Wilhelm A. Tietz  1995  Published in:  Social Trends Newsletters, Aug. 1995, No. 138  The renaissance of science took place at the beginning of a European age of trade. It was born among a materialistic people whose business entrepreneurs perceived that science could be used by them for power and profit, and with its application they […]

Who is Looking After the Kids?

Cyril Large & Bette Hiebert  1997 Published in: Technocracy Digest, 3rd quarter 1997, No. 325  For over 60 years, members of the organization of Technocracy have been trying to look after your children, but we have been thwarted at every turn. We have spent time and money since the 1930s trying to wake up the public so […]

Full Employment

Wilton Ivie  Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 4th quarter 1989, No. 317  FULL EMPLOYMENT has been widely ballyhooed as a corollary of prosperity and social well-being. It is the hope of the politician, and almost full employment is the hope of the businessman and industrialist. It is also a desirable social condition from the viewpoint of […]

Good Soil For Food

1996 Published in: Technocracy Digest, 4th quarter 1996, No. 322   We read a letter by Dr. C. F. Bentley, P. Ag., Professor Emeritus of Soil Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, for Soil Science 316, to the Editor of The Western Producer, a farm paper produced in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, about farming practices and the need for soil […]

I Am The Price System

R. B. Langan 1944 Published in: Great Lakes Technocrat March/April 1944, No. 66 A pamphlet along with The Culture of Abundance by E. Merrill Root. Published in 1945 and distributed for several decades. Technocracy Digest, 4th quarter 1982, No. 266. Social Trends Newsletters, July. 1996, No. 149 and August. 1996, No. 150  ALWAYS WITH YOU I […]


Jack Bergel 1991  Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 4th quarter 1991, No. 325   We have an economy dependent upon war and the preparations for war — all financed by an ever larger debt. It has become a juggernaut beyond control, and resistance to control becomes more obdurate and idiotic. Meanwhile, there is not much time […]

Hunger In An Affluent Society

Ron Landridge 1996  Published in: Technocracy Digest, 1st quarter 1996, No. 319   Recently, the new “Conservative” government in the Province of Ontario instituted a number of significant, (read significant in the context of the devastating impact on those affected, not in terms of a solution to the province’s debt), cuts in the province’s payment for a […]

At the Mercy of Debt Merchants

Melford Pearson 1969   Published in: Melford Pearson. Excerpted from his book, Challenge to Crisis. Pubsished by Aquila Press, Inc., PO Box 252, Noblesville, IN46061 Northwest Area News, Sept. 1994, No. 127, Oct. 1994, No. 128, Nov. 1994, No. 129, Dec. 1994, No. 130, Jan. 1995, No. 131 and Feb. 1995, No. 132. Reprinted with the […]

An Economy On “Life Support”

Walt Fryers 1997 Published in: Technocracy Digest 1st quarter 1997, No. 323 The North American Price System has run its course. It is no longer viable in its traditional form. It is now on “life support” in a desperate attempt to extend its vital functions a while longer. The pyramid of debt has grown to such proportions that […]


L.W. Nicholson  1992   Published in:  The Northwest Technocrat, 3rd quarter 1992, No. 328  The rapid increase in the federal debt and the total national debt has been necessary to stall off a complete collapse of the economic system (Price System) in the United States and Canada. Let’s not postpone facing up to this any longer. […]