Video: John Perkins on American Foreign Policy – Democracy Now

FLASHBACK – (DemocracyNow) – This ex-agent (John Perkins) recounts his missions as an economic hitman and explains the dynamics of the agency’s covert operations worldwide. Continue reading

Economic Hitman John Perkins: US predatory capitalism creates poverty, terrorism, and pollution

NY Times Bestselling author of Economic Hitman, John Perkins, explains in excerpts from his new book, Hoodwinked: An Economic Hitman Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded—and What We Need to Do to Remake Them, that the US lives under a corporatocracy, with US policy captured to serve corporate profits rather than the public good. Continue reading