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Author Perkins, John

Title The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Edition 2nd ed
Published Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2016

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Description 1 online resource (306 pages)
Contents Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- INTRODUCTION: The New Confessions -- PART I: 1963-1971 -- 1 Dirty Business -- 2 An Economic Hit Man Is Born -- 3 "In for Life" -- 4. Indonesia: Lessons for an EHM -- 5. Saving a Country from Communism -- 6. Selling My Soul -- PART II: 1971-1975 -- 7 My Role as Inquisitor -- 8. Civilization on Trial -- 9. Opportunity of a Lifetime -- 10. Panama's President and Hero -- 11. Pirates in the Canal Zone -- 12. Soldiers and Prostitutes -- 13. Conversations with the General -- 14. Entering a New and Sinister Period in Economic History -- 15 The Saudi Arabian Money-Laundering Affair -- 16 Pimping, and Financing Osama bin Laden -- PART III: 1975-1981 -- 17 Panama Canal Negotiations and Graham Greene -- 18 Iran's King of Kings -- 19 Confessions of a Tortured Man -- 20 The Fall of a King -- 21 Colombia: Keystone of Latin America -- 22 American Republic vs. Global Empire -- 23 The Deceptive Résumé -- 24 Ecuador's President Battles Big Oil -- 25 I Quit -- PART IV: 1981-2004 -- 26 Ecuador's Presidential Death -- 27 Panama: Another Presidential Death -- 28 My Energy Company, Enron, and George W. Bush -- 29 I Take a Bribe -- 30 The United States Invades Panama -- 31 An EHM Failure in Iraq -- 32 September 11 and Its Aftermath for Me, Personally -- 33 Venezuela: Saved by Saddam -- PART V: 2004-TODAY -- 34 Conspiracy: Was I Poisoned? -- 35 A Jackal Speaks: The Seychelles Conspiracy -- 36 Ecuador Rebels -- 37 Honduras: The CIA Strikes -- 38 Your Friendly Banker as EHM -- 39 Vietnam: Lessons in a Prison -- 40 Istanbul: Tools of Modern Empire -- 41 A Coup against Fundación Pachamama -- 42 Another EHM Banking Scandal -- 43 Who Are Today's Economic Hit Men? -- 44 Who Are Today's Jackals? -- 45 Lessons for China -- 46 What You Can Do -- 47 Things to Do
Documentation of Economic Hit Man Activity, 2004-2015 -- John Perkins Personal History -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- About the Author
Notes Print version record
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
Economists
Energy consultants
Imperialism
Intelligence officers
Developing countries
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781626566767
1626566763