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John Perkins: Confessions of an Economic Hitman


John Perkins had a simple though unique job: he was an economic hitman. Instead of killing people he killed economies by convincing the presidents of small and medium-sized nations to take loans from the IMF and the World Bank. The convincing came more as a reasoned choice though, as the alternative was for Perkins to leave the president's office, and his country, to be replaced by another kind of hitman who didn't come to talk...

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Yes, confessions of an economic hitman.

We know his story: he got wooed by power with sex, drugs and money into screwing over whichever nation they pointed him at. He did very well for himself.

Then he got a sudden case of reformism. It happens occasionally. So highly repentant and wanting to make amends to all those he harmed, he wrote a book, promoted it into a best seller, opened up fancy retreat centers where wealthy people can eat organic foods and do yoga and again he's doing very well for himself.

See we're learning a lesson from these highly placed converts. One of the secrets of success is you screw over a very, very large amount of people, you get rich doing it, you contract reformism, write a book, admit your guilt as many times as possible on as many TV chanels as possible and then you make MORE MONEY and this time with total public approval.


Most of those who think so actually don't and most of those who think sew actually rip.

To add to that...

He knows where a lot of bodies are buried. Probably has dossiers on dozens of world leaders in a secret file online that will upload automatically the instant the program detects the words 'John Perkins Killed' being searched on google news...

At least that's what I would do.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

I keep getting him and Roger

I keep getting him and Roger Waters mixed up

Watch his complete interview ...

... it is one of the key pieces to understanding what has been going on in the world, how it gets accomplished, and why.

Cute 2 minute movie montage

of John Perkins explaining how the world works. Helpful for the uninitiated with short attention spans.


This is worthy of its own post...

Don't you think?

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Yeah, when I saw you posted Perkins

it reminded me of a blog post I'd done a year or two ago that featured this little gem. It really does help explain stuff short and sweet to those who are uninitated to what the IMF is and how these corps work through the UN/banksters/NGOs to get what they want.

"We can't have homeland security...

until we realize the whole planet is our home"

Wow. Thanks for that.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.



Free includes debt-free!

Bookmarked for later viewing

Thanks for posting. His book was a real eye-opener.