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Confessions of an economic hit man

Title
Confessions of an economic hit man / John Perkins.
ISBN
9781576755129
1576755126
9781605095295
160509529X
9781576753019
1576753018
Edition
1st ed.
Published
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2004.
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 250 pages) : illustrations
Local Notes
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Summary
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.
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Other formats
Print version: Perkins, John, 1945- Confessions of an economic hit man. 1st ed. San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2004
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 09, 2020
Series
BK currents book.
A BK currents book
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Genre/Form
Biographies.
History.
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