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“Economic hit man” to speak at Olivet College Oct. 22
Oct 08, 2008

New York Times bestselling author John Perkins will speak as part of Olivet Colleges Lecture and Symposium series Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 1:30 p.m. in Mott Auditorium. His presentation is free and open to the public.

Perkins book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, which spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list and has been published in more than 25 languages, is a startling expose of international corruption. His new book, The Secret History of the American Empire, details the clandestine operations that created the worlds first truly global empire and provides a compassionate plan for crafting a world that future generations will be proud to inherit.

His speech, titled The Secret History of the American Empire: What Next and How to Change It, draws on experiences described in these two blockbuster books. Perkins explains the post-World War II era as one that created historys first truly global empire.

For more information, call (269) 749-7164.


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