|Bush Turns Blind Eye to Blackout Culprit|
by Tyson Slocum, Special to CorpWatch
August 21st, 2003
An Ohio-based energy conglomerate is responsible for the massive power blackout that shut down much of the Midwest and Northeast -- and its chief executives rank among Bush's top campaign fundraisers.
|Bechtel: Profiting from Destruction|
by CorpWatch, Global Exchange, Public Citizen, Collaborative Report
June 5th, 2003
In this collaborative report we look at Bechtel's history of operations in the water, nuclear, energy and public works sectors.
|Nuclear Renaissance or Nuclear Nightmare?|
by Karl Grossman, Special to CorpWatch
October 23rd, 2002
Thought the nuclear power industry was dead? Guess again. Industry leaders met to launch a "renaissance" with help from the White House. Check out this CorpWatch exclusive.
|Will Congress Investigate US Agencies' Enron Ties?|
by Jim Vallette, Special to CorpWatch
August 1st, 2002
The Senate is investigating the role of private investment banks in the Enron scandal. Could public institutions, like the World Bank and the Export-Import Bank be next?
|Edison's Failing Grade|
by Tali Woodward, Special to CorpWatch
June 20th, 2002
For-profit school manager Edison Schools Inc. promoted itself as the savior of American public education. Now, the company is struggling for its own survival.
|Sempra: Exporting Pollution|
by J.P. Ross, Greenpeace, Special to CorpWatch
May 27th, 2002
San Diego-based Sempra Energy is dodging US environmental laws by building power plants in Mexico -- and shipping the electricity back to California.
|The Prison Industry: Capitalist Punishment|
by Julie Light, CorpWatch
October 28th, 1999
The CMT Blues scandal and the host of human rights and labor issues it raises, is just the tip of the iceberg in a web of interconnected business, government and class interests which critics dub the ''prison industrial complex.''
|The Prison Industrial Complex: Crisis and Control|
by Christian Parenti, Special to CorpWatch
September 1st, 1999
The author of Lockdown America paints a chilling picture of social and economic crisis, corporate interest and the need to lock up ''disposable'' populations. Parenti also looks at the major corporate players in the prison industrial complex.
by Mumia Abu-Jamal, Special to CorpWatch
August 26th, 1999
In this original column for CorpWatch, death-row journalist Jamal describes some of the dramatic abuses that occur when the profit motive and punishment collide.