The Fall of Enron

Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on July 28, 2002

That's the title of The Washington Post's excellent five-part series. Part one appeared in today's paper. You can find part two here.

These articles are a pretty damning indictment of former Enron CEO Jeffrey K. Skilling and one of his top aides Andrew Fastow. They should be on their way to jail for the fraud they've committed. Though many also want to see Enron founder Ken "ny-boy" Lay's head on a pike, The Post's series contains little damning evidence against him. He should probably receive a whopping for ignorance or incompetence, but I'm not sure there's enough evidence out there to really stick it to Lay.

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Transcript of the Hulu 1619 Project segment on Dunmore's Proclamation.

Again, none of this is true. Dunmore issued his order from exile on a ship off of Norfolk. He fled Williamsburg 5 months earlier (with his own slaves in tow) because the revolution was already underway.

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In states where abortion is restricted, doctors live in fear of being thrown in jail for simply doing their job.

Dr. Zahedi-Spung shares her story as we call on Congress to protect reproductive freedom for the people of America.

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