Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Posted Date: Monday, April 18, 2016

The previous edition of this now-classic book revealed the existence and subversive manipulations of "economic hit men".” John Perkins wrote that they "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."” In Perkins'’s case the tool was debt - —convincing strategically important countries to borrow huge amounts of money for enormous "“development" “

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