Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
  • Author : John Perkins
  • Release Date : 09 November 2004
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 13 : 1576755126
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Book Description: Perkins, a former chief economist at a Boston strategic-consulting firm, confesses he was an "economic hit man" for 10 years, helping U.S. intelligence agencies and multinationals cajole and blackmail foreign leaders into serving U.S. foreign policy and awarding lucrative contracts to American business.

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Author : John Perkins
Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Perkins, a former chief economist at a Boston strategic-consulting firm, confesses he was an "economic hit man" for 10 years, helping U.S. intelligence agencies and multinationals cajole and blackmail foreign leaders into serving U.S. foreign policy and awarding lucrative contracts to American business....

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Author : John Perkins
Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Economic hit men,” John Perkins writes, “are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, and murder.” John Perkins should know—he was an economic hit man. His job was to convince countries ...

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

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