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The new confessions of an economic hit man

Author: John Perkins
Publisher: Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, [2016] ©2016
Series: BK currents book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Featuring 12 explosive new chapters, this new edition of the New York Times bestseller brings the story of Economic Hit Men up-to-date and, chillingly, home to the U.S.--but it also gives us hope and the tools to fight back"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perkins, John, 1945-
New confessions of an economic hit man.
Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2015
(DLC) 2015036436
(OCoLC)928888768
Named Person: John Perkins; John Perkins
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Perkins
ISBN: 9781626566750 1626566755 9781626566767 1626566763
OCLC Number: 933908790
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume).
Contents: Introduction: The new confessions --
Part I. 1963-1971 --
Dirty business --
An economic hit man is born --
"In for life" --
Indonesia : lessons for an EHM --
Saving a country from communism --
Selling my soul --
Part II. 1971-1975 --
My role as inquisitor --
Civilization on trial --
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 --
Part III. 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 --
Part IV. 1981-2004 --
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 --
Part V. 2004-today --
Conspiracy : was I poisoned? --
A jackal speaks : the Seychelles conspiracy --
Ecuador rebels --
Honduras : the CIA strikes --
Your friendly banker as EHM --
Vietnam : lessons in a prison --
Istanbul : tools of modern empire --
A coup against Fundacion Pachamama --
Another EHM banking scandal --
Who are today's economic hit men? --
Who are today's jackals? --
Lessons for China --
What you can do --
Things to do --
Documentation of EHM activity from 2004 to 2015 --
John Perkins personal history.
Series Title: BK currents book.
Other Titles: Confessions of an economic hit man
Responsibility: John Perkins.

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"Featuring 12 explosive new chapters, this new edition of the New York Times bestseller brings the story of Economic Hit Men up-to-date and, chillingly, home to the U.S.--but it also gives us hope and the tools to fight back"--Provided by publisher.

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