Economic Hit Men, An interview with John Perkins, by Daniel McLeod, published in Z Magazine Online, December 2005 Volume 18 Number 12 – Late last year a small publisher released an autobiography titled Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins. Written in the style of a spy novel, Perkins recounted his years as chief economist for MAIN, an international consulting firm based in Boston. His job there was to produce inflated economic forecasts to be used by the World Bank to plan massive engineering and construction projects in Third World nations. Young and successful, his career afforded a charmed life through the 1970s, filled with travel, women, money, and professional prestige … rest see on this link.

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