‘Hoodwinked’ author John Perkins saves Mr. Media from the economic hit men

By BOB ANDELMAN

Forget Stephen King novels.

If you want some really scary bedtime reading, I’m going to recommend John Perkins new non-fiction book, Hoodwinked. It’ll leave you afraid to turn off the lights at night.

Hoodwinked is the sequel to Perkins’ previous book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, and it is an eyes wide awakener. You’ll feel like you’ve been living in La-La Land all your life after reading the no-bullshit revelations about how the world’s corporatocracy really operates.

You might also feel like taking a long, hot shower because learning how American businesses really operate around the world is more alarming than any Oliver Stone paranoid cinematic fantasy.

It’s almost too wild a tale; it would be easier to believe if the book was just one story of naked greed and ambition, but Hoodwinked is page after page of ugly Americanism.

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Hear it now!JOHN PERKINS AUDIO EXCERPT: “We in the United States are being told we’re doing great things in the world where, in fact, we’re doing some pretty horrible things in the world. In building this empire we’ve done some horrible things. Less than 5 percent of the world pop are consuming more than 25 percent of the world’s resources. That’s not a model; it can only be called a failure. It can’t be replicated in India or Latin America or Africa. To replicate this for the rest of the world you’d need another five planets.” 

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Bob Andelman is the host and producer of Mr. Media® Interviews. He is also the author or co-author of 16 books, including The Wawa Way with Howard Stoeckel, Building Atlanta with Herman J. Russell, Fans Not Customers with Vernon W. Hill, founder of Commerce Bank and Metro Bank UK, Mind Over Business with Ken Baum, The Consulate with Thomas R. Stutler, The Profiler with Pat Brown, Built From Scratch with the founders of The Home Depot, The Profit Zone with Adrian Slywotzky, Mean Business with Albert J. Dunlap, and Will Eisner: A Spirited Life. Click here to see Bob Andelman's Amazon Central author page. He is a member in good standing of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (member page).