• Red-Handed

  • How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win
  • By: Peter Schweizer
  • Narrated by: Charles Constant
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (1,720 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Peter Schweizer says that, in a quarter century as an investigative journalist, this is the scariest investigation he has ever conducted. 

That the Chinese government seeks to infiltrate American institutions is hardly surprising. What is wholly new, however, are the number of American elites who are eager to help the Chinese dictatorship in its quest for global hegemony.   

Presidential families, Silicon Valley gurus, Wall Street high rollers, Ivy League universities, even professional athletes - all willing to sacrifice American strength and security on the altar of personal enrichment. 

In Red-Handed, six-time New York Times best-selling investigator Peter Schweizer presents his most alarming findings to date by revealing the secret deals wealthy Americans have cut to help China build its military, technological, and economic might. Equally as astonishing, many of these elites quietly believe the Chinese dictatorial regime is superior to American democracy. 

Schweizer and his team of forensic investigators spent over a year scouring a massive trove of global corporate records and legal filings to expose the hidden transactions China’s enablers hoped would never see the light of day. And as Schweizer’s past bombshells like Profiles in Corruption, Secret Empires, and Clinton Cash all made clear, there are bad actors on both ends of the political spectrum. 

Exhaustively researched, crisply told, and chilling, Red-Handed will expose the nexus of power between the Chinese government and the American elites who do its bidding.  

©2022 Peter Schweizer (P)2022 HarperCollins Publishers

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A Must Read

Better late than never. This book documents in detail what big tech and the media mob blocked so many of us from learning when it mattered most.
Corruption is the only conclusion. There is no room logically for a different viewpoint. Black and white as it gets.

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Very informative about politicians and their unsavory ties with the CCP. It is a bipartisan issue, And just highlights another way that politicians use their political clout for personal gain at the expense of the United States. It also highlights corporate greed, with very big names partnering with the CCP to grow their company, also at the expense of the United States. This book should change your decisions at the voting booth, and how you spend your money.

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Disturbing, eye-opening account of pervasive corruption!

What a great investigatory work by the author! Red-Handed yanks the curtain back on so many whose ties to the CCP have and continue to undermine the security and wealth of the United States. Money is the root of all evil and this book shows that mantra well!

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A must listen !

This book spells out all of the evil corruption that has been going on behind the veil of not only D.C. but the institutions of higher education, the tech companies and Wall Street . China has been selling us the rope to hang ourselves with for decades . Those that sell their souls and harm others have much to answer for . The timeline and breakdown is fascinating. God help us .

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Rather Disturbing

I always assumed that Joe Biden wasn't the brightest bulb in the lot but he did have me fooled as far of his entire corruption . It's very scary to think that our entire system is corrupt. We must pursuit that these individuals are brought to justice for the existence of our great republic.

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  • 01-29-22

Dedicated to all Judas Iscariotes.

The Thirty Gold Pieces in exchange the death of the greatest country ever existed in the planet.

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A very important book

This book clearly lays out the fact that the left and the right are owned by China. It makes it much easier to understand why both parties vigorously opposed President Donald J Trump.

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This is a great introduction to the issue.

The performance was great, and the book is great. I highly recommend it.

The only issue I have with the book, is that I think there could have been a little more background given. Although there is some very skunky history with the Clinton's and China, it was not mentioned once which kind of surprised me. Maybe Peter Schweizer thought that it was a little out of date for today and not worth delving into. That's really the only criticism I have, otherwise it's well worth your time to listen to.

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Absolutely frightening!

I’ve only listened to one other Peter Schweitzer book “Profiles in Corruption” which was very well written and eye opening. This book on other hand is absolutely frightening. My hope is that one day this book will be read by every student as a history lesson on how close we were to being sold to China. Makes me really appreciate the foresight our founding fathers had on foreign influence and corruption.

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Tons of information.. I had to reread it to completely understand it.

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The tie’s to Chinese government were put in a chart. So many Names and political affectations it boggles the mind. I truly enjoyed the book and I am not a avid reader.

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  • 02-27-22

Essential Listening

Hard to listen to because the deceit of our political elite is laid before us. But we have to learn the truth if we are ever to stand the chance of survival. God Bless USA

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  • Derek
  • 02-17-22

So much but there's more.

Great content and delivery but I wish this book was long and went into more detail. I am sure much has been left out and that maybe a sequel will be on the horizon, mayve with counter measures or more on the companies and individuals who have put their money into alternative sto the China future.

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  • Gillian Shippen
  • 06-02-22

How to get angry in just a few chapters

Probably not a good book to rea whilst driving. A bipartisan look at the level of corruption with those in positions of power and trust. Quite infuriating - I had to read it in stages, I was getting so annoyed