Business Game Changers Radio with Sarah Westall: How Economic Hit Men & Jackals Control Governments Around the World for the Power Elite, the NSA, & the World Bank

Today’s episode goes deep into covert economic warfare to understand how the power elite control world leaders to do their bidding using the tools of the United States and European Governments. John Perkins, a self-confessed past Economic Hit man (EHM), shares his incredible story of his days as a tool for the power elite in this role. He explains what an EHM is and what their role has been in Asia, Central and South American, and the Middle East. He also discusses why this activity is causing people around the world to become desperate leading to desperate means such as terrorism, war, and revolution.

His book, The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man is a follow up to his New York Times best selling book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man . Like the first edition, this version is an astonishing tell-all book with explosive and disturbing inside information about the covert activities going on at the highest levels of finance and business to secure a dominant position of world power. Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance of Greece, explains it this way:

“When I read Confessions of an Economic Hit Man I could not have known that, some years later, I would be on the receiving end of the type of “economic hit” that Perkins so vividly narrated. The New Confessions resonates with my experiences of the brutish methods and gross economic irrationality guiding powerful institutions in their bid to undermine democratic control over economic power. Perkins has, once again, made a substantial contribution to a world that needs whistle-blowers to open its eyes to the true sources of political, social and economic power.”-Yanis Varoufakis, former Minister of Finance of Greece (January – August 2015) 

John Perkins can be found on his world tour of speaking engagements where he is passionately sharing what he can about the under belly of this practice and what you can do to turn the Death Economy (his words) into a Life Economy. You can learn more about him at


Sarah Westall

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John Perkins was formerly Chief Economist at a major international consulting firm where he advised the World Bank, United Nations, the IMF, U.S. Treasury Department, Fortun...

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