left arrow road sign Bear Left!

Fact of the Week

Fact of the Week

Recently, over 80 directors and officers of American public companies met at the University of Chicago for a three-day "boot camp" on corporate governance. Included in the curriculum was a crash course on basic accounting. Those attending, all of whom supposedly represent the interests and concerns of shareholders, managed a whopping average score of 32 percent on the accounting exam. Those directors surely earn their stock options.

Source: New York Times, 3 September 2002.

This week's columns

Honoring the Dead with Life
Paul Corrigan

The uplifting story of unselfish humanity is too often lost in the talk of terror and war.

Read Honoring the Dead with Life!

They Invade a Desert and Call it Peace
Tim Francis-Wright

In spite of Saddam Husseins' manifold sins and wickedness, George Bush has done little to justify an invasion of Iraq.

Read They Invade a Desert and Call it Peace!

Links to the best of the Left on the web

Our favorite resources on the 11 September attacks and their aftermath

Our favorite resources on the potential invasion of Iraq

This Week's Links:

Click here for lots and lots of information about Enron!

Check out our Link Library for news, opinion, and just plain interesting stuff!

Bear Left!: link library | archives | privacy statement | about us

"Bear left!"/"Right, Frog!" (Kermit and Fozzie, The Muppet Movie)

Want to reprint a Bear Left! original work? Write us and ask (we don't bite)!

Bear Left! Is © 2002 by Paul Corrigan and Tim Francis-Wright, who produce this as a public service.