The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man 2nd Edition

John Perkins (Author)

Publication date: 12/28/2015

The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Featuring 15 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.
 
Former economic hit man John Perkins shares new details about the ways he and others cheated countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. Then he reveals how the deadly EHM cancer he helped create has spread far more widely and deeply than ever in the US and everywhere else—to become the dominant system of business, government, and society today. Finally, he gives an insider view of what we each can do to change it.
 
Economic hit men are the shock troops of what Perkins calls the corporatocracy, a vast network of corporations, banks, colluding governments, and the rich and powerful people tied to them. If the EHMs can't maintain the corrupt status quo through nonviolent coercion, the jackal assassins swoop in. The heart of this book is a completely new section, over 100 pages long, that exposes the fact that all the EHM and jackal tools—false economics, false promises, threats, bribes, extortion, debt, deception, coups, assassinations, unbridled military power—are used around the world today exponentially more than during the era Perkins exposed over a decade ago.
 
As dark as the story gets, this reformed EHM also provides hope. Perkins offers specific actions each of us can take to transform what he calls a failing Death Economy into a Life Economy that provides sustainable abundance for all.

Read more...

Formats
Paperback - $19.95 - Members: $17.96
Paperback - $19.95 - Members: $17.96
PDF eBook - $19.95 - Members: $13.97
ePub - $19.95 - Members: $13.97
Quantity
1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
   
Not available: GBR , IRL , MLT , SWZ , CYP , IRQ , JOR , KWT , YEM , IND , BGD , PAK , BTN , MDV , IRN , QAT , AUS , BWA , FJI , FLK , OMN , GHA , GIB , IMN , JAM , KEN , CYM , LKA , LSO , MRT , NAM , NZL , PCN , PNG , SHN , SYC , SOM , TZA , TTO , UGA , VCT , VGB , ZAF , ZMB , BRB , ATG , BMU , BLM , DMA , VUT , BHS , BLZ , GRD , LCA , TCA

Find out more about our Bulk Buyer Program

Book Details
Overview
Featuring 15 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.
 
Former economic hit man John Perkins shares new details about the ways he and others cheated countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. Then he reveals how the deadly EHM cancer he helped create has spread far more widely and deeply than ever in the US and everywhere else—to become the dominant system of business, government, and society today. Finally, he gives an insider view of what we each can do to change it.
 
Economic hit men are the shock troops of what Perkins calls the corporatocracy, a vast network of corporations, banks, colluding governments, and the rich and powerful people tied to them. If the EHMs can't maintain the corrupt status quo through nonviolent coercion, the jackal assassins swoop in. The heart of this book is a completely new section, over 100 pages long, that exposes the fact that all the EHM and jackal tools—false economics, false promises, threats, bribes, extortion, debt, deception, coups, assassinations, unbridled military power—are used around the world today exponentially more than during the era Perkins exposed over a decade ago.
 
As dark as the story gets, this reformed EHM also provides hope. Perkins offers specific actions each of us can take to transform what he calls a failing Death Economy into a Life Economy that provides sustainable abundance for all.
About the Author
Endorsements
Table of Contents
Excerpt

We also recommend

The Hidden History of the War on Voting

America’s #1 progressive radio host looks at how elites have long tried to disenfranchise citizens—particularly people of...

In Defense of Public Service

“Dr. Alexander . . . brings to this book an acute understanding of both why our cherished form of government—and those wh...

Leadership in Higher Education

The authors of the classic bestseller The Leadership Challenge bring their expertise to higher education, offering five p...

Powerarchy

Harvard-educated psychologist and bestselling author Melanie Joy exposes the psychology that underlies all forms of oppre...