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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man : The Shocking Story of How America Really Took Over the World - John Perkins

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

The Shocking Story of How America Really Took Over the World


Published: 24th September 2005
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"As an EHM in the '60s and '70s, covertly recruited by the US National Security Agency, John Perkins helped further American imperial interests in countries such as Ecuador, Panama, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. He tried to write this book four times but was threatened or bribed each time to halt. The events of 9/11 - a direct result of the activities of EHMs in the 1970s - finally forced him to confront the role he played himself, and to reveal the truth to the rest of the world. onfessions of an Economic Hit Man has become a word-of-mouth bestseller in the US. It has been called the book that finally 'connects the dots, the book that best explains what is really going on in the world'. nce you've read it you will find yourself recommending it to everyone you know. It can truly change the way you view the world. As one US reader writes: 'I feel that this is not just a book - it is an event, with powerful cultural and political ramifications. This book turns our understanding of history upside down, and I implore you to read it as soon as you possibly can. The more people who are aware, the more easily change can brought about.' Following his EHM work, Perkins founded Independen


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    " 'Perkins has ripped open the belly of the financial buccaneers from his unique place on the inside. Here are the real-life details - nasty, manipulative, plain evil - of international corporate skullduggery spun into a tale rivaling the darkest espionage thriller.' - Greg Palast, author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy"

    ISBN: 9780091909109
    ISBN-10: 0091909104
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 272
    Published: 24th September 2005
    Publisher: Ebury Publishing
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.7  x 1.7
    Weight (kg): 0.19
    Edition Number: 1