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Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded--and What We Need to Do to Remake Them

3 Ratings: 3.7
A book by John Perkins

Robert Baer Reviews Hoodwinked      Robert Baeris the author of twoNew York Timesbestsellers:Sleeping with the Devil, about the Saudi royal family and its relationship with the United States; andSee No Evil, which recounts Baer’s … see full wiki

Author: John Perkins
Genre: Business & Investing
Publisher: Crown Business
3 reviews about Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals...
review by . December 12, 2009
I will say that John Perkins is on to something. I will not say that he is on to EVERYTHING. Mr. Perkins does an excellent job demonstrating how capitalism running amuck has caused short-sighted CEO's to vastly inflate their own pay. This lack of long-term vision can cripple a company, and as we have recently learned an entire economy. Be warned if you are a Reagan conservative this book will likely offend you - deeply. However, that does not mean that Perkins doesn't hit on some truths. …
review by . November 30, 2009
Perkins, John. "Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial markets Imploded--and What We need to Do to Remake Them', Broadway Business, 2009.    The Real Details    Amos Lassen      John Perkins shows us the real reason for the global financial meltdown by showing us how we have been "hoodwinked" by the CEOs of the companies who run corporate businesses and that those corporations control not only large amounts …
review by . November 23, 2009
Although I am a longtime political and news junkie, it is not possible for me to accurately determine the truth of all the claims that are made in this book. However, I do know a great deal of history and have some knowledge of economics so I can reach conclusions on many of the claims. Where I am able, I can confirm the accuracy of what Perkins puts forward.    Perkins is a self-proclaimed former "economic hit man" (EHM), a person whose job is to convince people to accept his economic …
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