|Bush: Corporate Confidence Man|
by Charlie Cray and Lee Drutman, Special to CorpWatch
July 10th, 2002
Bush's Corporate Responsibility plan is pretty anemic -- not what you'd expect from a president desperate to keep the current crisis from becoming a major political liability.
|George and Dick's Amazing Corporate Misadventures|
by Stephen Pizzo, Special to CorpWatch
July 10th, 2002
Has the avalanche of corporate revelations left your head spinning? Investigative journalist Stephen Pizzo offers a cheat sheet to scandals plaguing the White House.
|Williams Companies: Enron II|
by Wayne Madsen, Special to CorpWatch
February 14th, 2002
Top executives say Williams Companies faces huge losses due to deals with Enron. But a lawsuit says they were covering up the company's own Enron-like activities.
|Star Wars: Protecting Globalization From Above|
by Karl Grossman, Special to CorpWatch
January 18th, 2002
Bush's revived Star Wars program got a boost after 9-11. He's asking for $8.3 billion for a missile program from Congress, and the big defense contractors are hoping to make a fortune.
|Bush Administration Tobacco Industry Ties|
by Robert Weissman, Special to CorpWatch
April 1st, 2001
Policy making authority in the Bush administration on tobacco issues will rest largely with the Department of Health and Human Services, the Justice Department, the U.S. Trade Representative and, above all, the White House. Many key officials in these agencies have ties to the tobacco industry or have suggested sympathy for positions favored by the industry.
|Peddling the E-Ticket to the Development Train|
by Sarah Anderson, Special to CorpWatch
March 8th, 2001
As both the Democratic and Republican parties jockey to win the favor of the high-tech industry, U.S. trade officials under Clinton and now under the Bush Administration have been aggressively promoting high tech's global interests by breaking down barriers to electronic commerce.
|Halliburton's Destructive Engagement|
by Kenny Bruno, Special to CorpWatch
October 11th, 2000
Since Dick Cheney became a candidate for Vice President, many journalists have focused on his mixed financial record as CEO of Halliburton, and his enormous retirement package. Few have investigated Dick Cheney's role in influencing foreign policy for the benefit of the company.
|Al Gore: Friend of Corporate America|
by Bill Mesler, Special to CorpWatch
September 8th, 2000
Al Gore has raised more money than any other Democratic presidential candidate in history. But his pandering to rich and powerful comes at a cost to the public.