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Getting Back to Our Roots and Shamanic Journey
Recorded on Apr 22, 2014
With John Perkins: Chief Economist and New York Times Bestselling Author
Hosted by Vinit Allen

John connects us to the foundation of our existence – our Earthen roots – and shows us how to tap this planetary wisdom to guide us through the coming challenges. 

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John Perkins' work with shamanism began in 1968 when he was an apprentice to a shaman deep in the Amazon. Since then, he has studied and lived with shamans on six continents. His books have sold over 1 million copies, spent more than 70 weeks on the New York Times bestseller lists, and are published in more than 30 languages. As Chief Economist at a major consulting firm, his experiences advising the World Bank, UN, IMF, U.S. government, Fortune 500 corporations, and heads of state convinced him to devote the rest of his life to facilitating changes in consciousness and in social, political and economic systems. He was founder and CEO of a highly successful alternative energy company and is a founder and board member of Dream Change and The Pachamama Alliance, nonprofits dedicated to creating a sustainable, just peaceful and thriving world. John has lectured at universities around the globe, and is the author of Shapeshifting, which demonstrates how a crisis of conscience fostering awareness of indigenous peoples, Confessions of an Economic Hit Mana startling exposé of international corruption The World Is As You Dream It, Psychonavigation and Spirit of the Shuar. He is also authoer of Hoodwinked, a blueprint for a new form of global economics, The Secret History of the American Empire, which details the clandestine operations that created the world's first truly global empire and The Stress-Free Habit. He has been featured on major media networks and publications worldwide, as well as in numerous documentaries including The End of Poverty?, Zeitgeist Addendum, and Apology of an Economic Hit Man. He was awarded the Lennon-Ono Grant for Peace 2012, and Rainforest Action Network Challenging Business As Usual Award, 2006.