Economic Hitman

Economic Hitman - • He says that the American empires...

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Economic Hitman Economic Hit men are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. They funnel money from the World Bank, the US agency for International Development, and other foreign “aid” organizations into the banks of huge corporations and the pockets of a few wealthy families who control the world’s natural resources. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortions, sex and murder. His job was to encourage world leaders to become part of a vast network that promotes US commercial interests. In the end, those leaders become ensnarled in a web of debt that ensures their loyalty. His view of the American empire compared to earlier empires is…
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Unformatted text preview: • He says that the American empires model is horrible, we are only 5% of the world population and we consume 25% of the natural resources. He says that our exploitation of third world countries has gotten increasingly worse and we continue to blackmail these countries. When we get these countries in debt we coax them to give us a piece of their flesh (oil real cheap, vote with us on a UN vote, send troops to Iraq). We have created this empire in secret and we built this empire on slavery and servitude. • I think that his stories are believable because of all of the stories that he gives to support his points. I also...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ITS 201 taught by Professor Copp during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.

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