For The Week magazine, she named a best books list. One title on the list:
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins (Plume, $15).Read about another book on the list.
This book gives you a true picture of American world politics that we have not been told. While at consulting firm Chas T. Main, Perkins claims to have worked as an “economic hit man,” cheating developing nations out of trillions by convincing their leaders to accept development loans that ultimately turned into massive debts.