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Author Perkins, John, 1945- author.

Title The new confessions of an economic hit man / John Perkins
Edition Second edition
Published Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series A BK currents book
BK currents book.
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
Summary "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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Perkins, John, 1945-
SUBJECT Perkins, John, 1945- fast
Subject United States. National Security Agency -- Biography
Chas. T. Main, Inc.
World Bank -- Developing countries
SUBJECT Chas. T. Main, Inc. fast
United States. National Security Agency fast
World Bank fast
Subject Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography
Economists -- United States -- Biography
Energy consultants -- United States -- Biography
Corporations, American -- Corrupt practices.
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century
Imperialism -- History -- 21st century
Corporations, American -- Corrupt practices
Energy consultants
Intelligence officers
Developing countries
United States
Genre/Form autobiographies (literary works)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781626566750
Other Titles Confessions of an economic hit man