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  • January 30, 2002

    Bush and Andersen’s Texas Two-Step

    George W. Bush must be feeling an acute sense of déjà vu these days, as the dubious dealings of the accounting firm Arthur Andersen, LLP take center stage in the Enron scandal.

    Chris Floyd

  • January 24, 2002

    Disabling a Civil Right

    The Supreme Court has made a decision that is wrongheaded, and wrong.

    Mary Johnson

  • January 24, 2002

    Enron on the Hill

    For weeks, conservative commentators and Bush White House defenders have been huffing that the Enron matter is a corporate scandal, not a political controversy–that it is an affair of business sku

    David Corn

  • January 17, 2002

    The Sinking of the USS Enron–A Free-Market Metaphor

    The pirate ship has sunk beneath the waves.
    The swabs who haven’t gone to wat’ry graves
    Row desperately, though all of them now know
    Their water and their food are running low.
    They row their wretched boats and curse their lot.
    Receding in the distance is a yacht
    That carries all their officers, who knew
    The ship was doomed but didn’t tell the crew.
    The officers stand tall. They saw their duty:
    Desert the ship by night and take the booty.

    Calvin Trillin


  • January 17, 2002

    Crime in the Suites

    There are more Enrons out there; the rot is systemic.

    William Greider

  • December 20, 2001

    You Mean, We Won Something?

    With developments in the Mumia Abu-Jamal case and Pacifica's re-emergence, the left has a couple of victories under its belt; the Enron scandal develops further.

    Alexander Cockburn

  • December 11, 2001

    Connect the Enron Dots to Bush

    The connections between Enron and the Bush administration run deep—and they should be investigated.

    Robert Scheer

  • December 7, 2001

    Enron’s Rise and Fall

    Enron's collapse is a perfect illustration of deregulation and capitalism without a conscience.

    William Greider