In this short, simple, animated video clip by John Perkins it becomes abundantly clear how ‘the global empire’ has been and continues to be created.
Watch on YouTube – narrated by John Perkins
I don’t think the failure is capitalism.
I think it is a specific kind of capitalism that we have developed.
We have created what I consider a mutant viral form of capitalism and this mutant form of capitalism, which I think is really a predatory form of capitalism, has created an extremely unstable and unsustainable, unjust and very very dangerous world.
John Perkins is widely known as the author of ‘Confessions of an Economic Hitman’. As Chief Economist at a major international consulting firm, he advised the World Bank, United Nations, IMF, US Treasury Department, Fortune 500 corporations, and countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. He worked directly with heads of state and CEOs of major companies. His books on economics and geo-politics have sold more than 1 million copies, spent many months on the New York Times and other bestseller lists, and are published in over 30 languages. Perkins has also written about mystical aspects of indigenous cultures, including shamanism. johnperkins.org
Credit to Jan