The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins
  • List: $19.95  |  Sale: $13.97
    Club: $9.97
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Author: John Perkins

Narrator: Tom Taylorson

Unabridged: 12 hr 23 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 02/09/2016

Genre: Political Science - Public Policy - Economic Policy

Synopsis

The New York Times bestseller is updated and expanded with fifteen explosive new chapters.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 United States 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 one hundred 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.The material in this new section ranges from the Seychelles, Honduras, Ecuador, and Libya to Turkey, Western Europe, Vietnam, China, and, in perhaps the most unexpected and sinister development, the United States, where the new EHMs-bankers, lobbyists, corporate executives, and others-"con governments and the public into submitting to policies that make the rich richer and the poor poorer."But as dark as the story gets, this reformed EHM also provides hope. Perkins offers a detailed list of 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. Finalist for the Voice Arts Award for Business and Education.

Recommended

The War on Normal People The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future, Andrew Yang
The War on Normal People
by Andrew Yang

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Andrew Yang
Published: 04/03/2018

End the Fed, Ron Paul
End the Fed
by Ron Paul

List: $18.98

Sale: $13.29

Club: $9.49

Narrator: Bob Craig
Published: 09/16/2009

The Sustainable State The Future of Government, Economy, and Society, Chandran Nair
The Sustainable State
by Chandran Nair

List: $26.95

Sale: $18.86

Club: $13.47

Narrator: Peter Noble
Published: 10/09/2018

The Real Crash America's Coming Bankruptcy---How to Save Yourself and Your Country, Peter D. Schiff
The Real Crash
by Peter D. Schiff

List: $26.99

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: Oliver Wyman
Published: 05/22/2012

Our Kids The American Dream in Crisis, Robert D. Putnam
Our Kids
by Robert D. Putnam

List: $17.99

Sale: $12.59

Club: $8.99

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 03/10/2015

Transaction Man The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream, Nicholas Lemann
Transaction Man
by Nicholas Lemann

List: $26.99

Sale: $18.89

Club: $13.49

Narrator: Chris Ciulla
Published: 09/10/2019

Five Easy Theses Commonsense Solutions to America's Greatest Economic Challenges, James Stone
Five Easy Theses
by James Stone

List: $17.50

Sale: $12.25

Club: $8.75

Narrator: Christopher Grove
Published: 07/05/2016

Weapons of Math Destruction How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, Cathy O'Neil
Weapons of Math Destruction
by Cathy O'Neil

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Cathy O'Neil
Published: 09/06/2016

Tailspin The People and Forces Behind America's Fifty-Year Fall--and Those Fighting to Reverse It, Steven Brill
Tailspin
by Steven Brill

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Dan Woren
Published: 05/29/2018
{"id":"1231885","ean":"9781504666695","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man","subtitle":"","author":"John Perkins","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Tom Taylorson","ubr_id":"1231885","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"19.95","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"12.97","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Tom Taylorson","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 11 hr 30 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}