There is a fine line between epistocracy (rule by ‘knowers’) and Technocracy (rule by ‘experts’) and in the end, epistocracy would collapse into Technocracy anyway. This is a thoughtful article excerpted from a newly published book, How Democracy Ends.
May 11, 2018
Dr. Parag Khana, author of Technocracy in America, calls for Trump to scrap NAFTA and go directly to a North American Union. Under President George Bush, the NAU idea was driven into oblivion by American activists, including this writer. It was and still is a notion of Technocracy that Mexico and Canada should merge with the US to become a continental technate, ruled by Technocrats.
When Nye states, “Contrary to conspiracy theories, the Commission has little power”, he is speaking of this writer’s seminal works Trilaterals Over Washington, Vol. I and II, co-authored with the late Professor Antony Sutton. The Trilateral Commission and its members stand naked before the clear documentation of history, and no amount of self-effacing rhetoric will erase that.