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John Perkins

John Perkins

John Perkins  has written nine books that have been on the New York Times bestseller list for more than seventy weeks and translated into over thirty languages. His book—"New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" (Berrett-Koehler)—came out in 2016. His previous books include "Confessions of an Economic Hitman" (2005) and "Hoodwinked: An Economic Hitman Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded—and What We Need to Do to Remake Them" (2011). He has lectured at Harvard, Oxford, and more than 50 other universities around the world, and been featured on ABC, NBC, CNN, NPR, A&E, the History Channel, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Der Spiegel, and many other publications. For more information go to www.johnperkins.org.

 

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Occupy the Dam: Brazil's Indigenous Uprising

In the Amazonian backcountry, tribes are challenging construction of the world's third-largest dam—by dismantling it. Here's what they can teach us about standing up to power.

John Perkins ·



Poverty, Global Trade Justice, and the Roots of Terrorism

To combat terrorism, we should address the root causes of poverty, says former "economic hit man"

John Perkins ·

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