Confessions Of an Economic Hit Man

Hardcover | December 15, 2004

byJohn Perkins

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Economic hit men are highly paid professionals who cheat countries out of trillions of dollars. They funnel World Bank, government and foreign aid funds into the coffers of international businesses and a few wealthy families. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion and murder.John Perkins was one of these hit men, and his first-hand account contains explosive revelations on Asian, Middle Eastern and Latin American hotspots. He discloses the clandestine support received by Osama bin Laden as well as little-known facts about the relationship between the two most powerful dynasties in the world: the Bush family and the House of Saud. Confessions is a riveting book that reads like a classic spy novel.

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Economic hit men are highly paid professionals who cheat countries out of trillions of dollars. They funnel World Bank, government and foreign aid funds into the coffers of international businesses and a few wealthy families. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion and murder.John Perkins ...

John Perkins began writing Confessions of an Economic Hit Man several times during the past two decades only to be persuaded to stop by lucrative business offers contingent upon his silence. "Now," he says, "we have entered the new millennium. Nine-eleven happened. "

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.25 × 6.13 × 1.03 inPublished:December 15, 2004Publisher:Berrett-koehlerLanguage:English

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