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Fact of the Week

Fact of the Week

The Business Roundtable has correctly called for an end to the sort of corporate shenanigans that made Enron and Global Crossing into the equivalent of four-letter words. "Enough is enough," cries one of its ads. But of the ten leaders of the Business Roundtable, eight have compensation packages of at least $5 million. Of those eight companies, three had returns to shareholders from 1996 to 2001 that lagged what investors could earn in a money market fund.

Source: Fortune, 12 August 2002.

This week's columns

Separate but Unequal
Paul Corrigan

Politicians, especially Republican politicians, keep lying to us about the burdens faced by the richest Americans.

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Tune Deaf
Tim Francis-Wright

Some advertisers have awfully strange notions of what constitutes appropriate music for their commercials.

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