Confessions Of An Economic Hit Man

December 27, 2005|
Confessions Of An Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
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From the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, comes an exposé of international corruption, and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generations

With a presidential election around the corner, questions of America's military buildup, environmental impact, and foreign policy are on everyone's mind. Former Economic Hit Man John Perkins goes behind the scenes of the current geopolitical crisis and offers bold solutions to our most pressing problems. Drawing on interviews with other EHMs, jackals, CIA operatives, reporters, businessmen, and activists, Perkins reveals the secret history of events that have created the current American Empire, including:

 
  • How the defeats in Vietnam and Iraq have benefited big business
  • The role of Israel as Fortress America in the Middle East
  • Tragic repercussions of the IMF's Asian Economic Collapse
  • The current Latin American revolution and its lessons for democracy
  • U.S. blunders in Tibet, Congo, Lebanon, and Venezuela


From the U.S. military in Iraq to infrastructure development in Indonesia, from Peace Corps volunteers in Africa to jackals in Venezuela, Perkins exposes a conspiracy of corruption that has fueled instability and anti-Americanism around the globe, with consequences reflected in our daily headlines. Having raised the alarm, Perkins passionately addresses how Americans can work to create a more peaceful and stable world for future generations.
 

Table of ContentsPreface ix Prologue xvi Part I 1963-1971 1 An Economic Hit Man Is Born 3 2 "In for Life" 12 3 Indonesia: Lessons for an EHM 20 4 Saving a Country from Communism 23 5 Selling My Soul 28 Part II 1971-1975 6 My Role as Inquisitor 37 7 Civilization on Trial 42 8 Jesus, Seen Differently 47 9 Opportunity of a Lif...
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Title:Confessions Of An Economic Hit ManFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.3 X 0.73 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.3 X 0.73 inPublished:December 27, 2005Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0452287081

ISBN - 13:9780452287082

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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