The Real Enron Scandal

January 2002
New Republic;1/28/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the investigation of the collapse of Enron Corp. stated as the first major scandal of the U.S. President George W. Bush's administration. Rejection by conservatives of safeguards that alleviated the damage from Enron's collapse; Difficulty faced by employees due to their retirement money vested in Enron's now-worthless stock; Indirect help provided by Republicans to conceal Enron's fraudulent business practices.


Related Articles

  • World Away. Lizza, Ryan // New Republic;7/22/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 4, p24 

    Comments on the corporate fraud controversy involving U.S. President George W. Bush and the Harken Energy Corp. Attention given by the media on the issue; Effort of the Bush administration to divert the focus of the press away from the controversy; Proposals for corporate reform being pushed by...

  • Investors train sights on defense. Halverson, Guy // Christian Science Monitor;5/29/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 128, p14 

    Discusses the outlook for the increase in the popularity of United States defense industry stocks, in light of the prediction that defense budgets will rise.

  • Four Years After Enron: Assessing the Financial-Market Regulatory Cleanup. Smith, Roy C.; Walter, Ingo // Independent Review;Summer2006, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p53 

    The article analyses the clean up actions of the United States financial market regulatory after the failure of Enron Corp. Right after the failure of Enron in the year 2001, the nation witnessed many corporate bankruptcies, which actually compelled public officials to clean up corporate...

  • FALL OF A VULCAN. Duffy, Michael; Allen, Mike; Burger, Timothy J.; Carney, James; Novak, Viveca; Tumulty, Karen // Time;11/7/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 19, p32 

    The article focuses on U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who recently resigned following his indictment for perjury and obstruction in the C.I.A. leak case. Libby's career as a novelist and his career in government are reviewed. The allegations levied by...

  • AMBUSHED. Stephen, Andrew // New Statesman;11/7/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4765, p14 

    The article discusses a crisis in the administration of United States President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. The mismanagement after Hurricane Katrina, the nomination of Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court, the allegations against I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby have weakened...

  • Conservative Forum. Heatherly, Henry E.; Coffel, Tom; Anderson, Bill; Suozzi, Michael; Rush, Clyde // Human Events;2/25/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p20 

    Reports on the reaction of readers to some of the articles of the January and February 2002 issues of 'Human Events.' Results of the Conservative Political Action Conference poll; Impact of the Enron collapse on U.S. politics.

  • Leahy Threw Phony Enron Mud at Bush Nominee. Jeffrey, Terence P. // Human Events;4/8/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 13, p7 

    Focuses on the alleged connections between Enron Corp. and Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owen as claimed by Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D.-Vt.). Details of the smear campaign of Leahy against Owen; Information on Owen; Amount allegedly received by Owen from the Enron Corp.

  • Congress Goes All Enron All the Time. Birnbaum, Jeffrey H. // Fortune;3/4/2002, Vol. 145 Issue 5, p38 

    Discusses how the Enron Corp. scandal will produce legislation changes in the United States government. Description of Enron-related legislation in debate in Congress; Plans for revisions to accounting standards of corporations; Description of pension reform; Speculation on the passage of an...

  • Inside Washington.  // National Journal;1/26/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 4, preceding p223 

    Presents news briefs on political issues in the U.S. as of January 26, 2002. Presentation of White House Counselor Karen P. Hughes with an Afghan veil; Information on a television movie based on the life of Russian spy Robert Hanssen; Views of U.S. President George W. Bush on the treatment of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics