Synopses & Reviews
John Perkins's sensational New York Times bestseller Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (more than 300,000 sold) revealed just the tip of the iceberg of the secret world of economic hit men and the web of global corruption. Now more economic hit men and investigators tell the whole shocking story.
Building on John Perkin's controversial expos, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, an analysis of the world of economic hit men explores various aspects of its global system, discussing the inner workings of institutions behind economic manipulations and the subversion of specific nations.
John Perkins' controversial expose, ""Confessions of an Economic Hit Man,"" became an international word-of-mouth sensation and a long-running ""New York Times"" bestseller. However, the revelations that John Perkins presented in ""Confessions of an Economic Hit Man"" were, actually, only a glimpse into the world of economic hit men. It turns out this secret world is even bigger, deeper, and more sinister than even Perkins knew. Perkins is now joined by a dozen other economic hit men and investigators, as they go much further in revealing how the EHM game has functioned, and continues to function, in many countries around the world. Through detailed confessions and hard facts and figures, ""A Game As Old As Empire"" unearths the truth about what is really going on in the world. Each chapter focuses on a particular case, detailing the methods used to deceive, steal, corrupt, and coerce. After presenting these particular cases, ""A Game As Old As Empire"" connects the dots -- showing how the various pieces of this system come together to create the world's first truly global empire. The book then offers a call to action, explaining what ordinary citizens can do to confront and unravel this destructive network of control.