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Confessions of an economic hit man

Author: John Perkins
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A former consultant to the U.S. government reveals the inner workings of the high-stakes economic game that encourages Third World economies to borrow money so that major corporations like Halliburton end up getting the contracts.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Erlebnisbericht
Biography
History
Named Person: John Perkins; John Perkins
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Perkins
ISBN: 1576753018 9781576753019
OCLC Number: 55138900
Description: xxi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1963-1971 --
An economic hit man is born --
"In for life" --
Indonesia: lessons for an EHM --
Saving a country from communism --
Selling my soul --
1971-1975 --
My role as inquisitor --
Civilization on trial --
Jesus, seen differently --
Opportunity of a lifetime --
Panama's president and hero --
Pirates in the Canal Zone --
Soldiers and prostitutes --
Conversations with the general --
Entering a new and sinister period in economic history --
The Saudi Arabian money-laundering affair --
Pimping, and financing Osama bin Laden --
1975-1981 --
Panama Canal negotiations and Graham Greene --
Iran's king of kings --
Confessions of a tortured man --
The fall of a king --
Colombia: keystone of Latin America --
American republic versus global empire --
The deceptive résumé --
Ecuador's president battles big oil --
I quit --
1981-present --
Ecuador's presidential death --
Panama: another presidential death --
My energy company, Enron, and George W. Bush --
I take a bribe --
The United States invades Panama --
An EHM failure in Iraq --
September 11 and its aftermath for me, personally --
Venezuela: saved by Saddam --
Ecuador revisited --
Piercing the veneer.
Responsibility: John Perkins.
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A former consultant to the U.S. government reveals the inner workings of the high-stakes economic game that encourages Third World economies to borrow money so that major corporations like Halliburton end up getting the contracts.

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