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A Game as Old as Empire: The Secret World of Economic Hit

John Perkins's sensational manhattan occasions bestseller Confessions of an financial Hit guy (more than 300,000 bought) published simply the top of the iceberg of the key international of monetary hit males and the net of world corruption. Now extra monetary hit males and investigators inform the total surprising tale.

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