Fact of the Week
Fact of the Week
The recent corporate tax cut bill will reduce corporate tax payments to
their second-lowest level (as a percentage of gross domestic product) in
Citizens for Tax Justice, 15 March 2002.
Our Picks for Links of the Week: 17 March 2002
Our favorite resources on the 11 September attacks and their aftermath
This Week's Links:
Click here for lots of information on Enron!
For Bush, Secrecy is a Matter of Loyalty: Information is power in Washington,
and Congress wants some from the White House (Laurence McQuillen, USA Today).
Crony Capitalism Goes Global: The Carlyle Group has worldwide connections thanks
to the former politicians it employs (Tim Shorrock, The Nation).
How the West Helps the Vote-Riggers: Determining the legitimacy of elections
is not just an arithmetical exercise (Mark Almond, New Statesman).
Personal Responsibility for the Corporate Elite: Corporate executives should
be really responsible for their actions (Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman, CommonDreams.Org).
Anthrax Attacks: A scientist working on a CIA experiment may be the culprit
who sent anthrax spores through the mail (Newsnight, BBC News).
Iran Loses Its Drugs War: Europe does not help Iran to stop the flow of heroin,
and fails to finance alternative crops in Afghanistan (Cédric Gouverneur, Le Monde-Diplomatique).
Itchy Fingers on the Trigger: Many American military advisors see nothing
wrong with using nuclear weapons (Richard Norton-Taylor, The Guardian).
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