In his book Confessions of an Economic Hit Man he describes how as a highly paid professional, he helped the U.S. cheat poor countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars by lending them more money than they could possibly repay and then taking over their economies.
Their deaths were not accidental. They were assassinated because they opposed that fraternity of corporate, government, and banking heads whose goal is global empire. We Economic Hit Men failed to bring Roldós and Torrijos around, and the other type of hit men, the CIA-sanctioned jackals who were always right behind us, stepped in.
Julian Darley is the co-founder, with Celine Rich, of Global Public Media and its parent organization Post Carbon Institute. He was Global Public Media's chief correspondent, and President of Post Carbon Institute from 2003 to 2008.
So the idea of relocalizing is extremely important for putting fiscal power back into the hands of ordinary people so they can make better and more decisions about where their currency goes. And how that fits into corporate disobedience is that if you have worries about globalization, if you don’t like global corporations, like Enron and Worldcom – if you don’t like those kinds of corporations, and you don’t want to promote them, (and there are many others – food corporations, pop companies – pop drinks and fizzy drinks and so forth), then why do you keep buying the products?