World Away

Lizza, Ryan
July 2002
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 Bush; Connection of the Harken issue with the corporate scandal involving Enron; Impact of the controversy on local policy debates in the U.S., including whether to award federal grants to energy companies.


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