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Enron Scandal

Staggering Sentences and the Children of Incarcerated Parents

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 03.29.2017 | Crime
Chandra Bozelko

The instances where staggered sentences have been used reveals that they are an exercise of judicial discretion usually reserved for wealthy defendants.

National Nutrition Policy, Imperiled By Bullies

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.24.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The nation's official position for the next five years on diet for health is on the line, imperiled by bullies. I am speaking out simply because we don't know how many others, encountering the same forces, have decided doing so is not worth the abuse. I am speaking out because: it is.

Worry When You Hear The Phrase 'Corporate Social Responsibility'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.21.2013 | Business

Before Kenneth Lay became notorious for an accounting scandal, he was better known in Enron’s hometown, Houston, for something else: Philanthropy. ...

Ex-Enron CEO's Prison Sentence Reduced By 10 Years

Posted 06.23.2013 | Business

Jeffrey Skilling, the former CEO of Enron, had his prison term reduced to 14 years on Friday, according to a tweet from CNBC. Skilling, who was origin...

Why Blow the Whistle? Remembering Enron

Ethan Casey | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Ethan Casey

Whether a "whistleblower," as Edward Snowden is inevitably being called, is good or bad, helpful or damaging, is an unavoidable and fundamental question, thus also inevitably divisive.

Mark Gongloff

Once Upon A Time White Collar Criminals Did This.. | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

If you're angry that Enron's ex-CEO might get out of jail early, keep this in mind: At least he went to jail. The decade-old Enron scandal returned...

Report: Imprisoned Ex-Enron CEO In Deal To Leave Early

The Huffington Post/Reuters | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling would be freed from prison by 2017 under a newly proposed deal, CNBC reports. That would reduce Skilling's current sent...

Fifteen Percent Of Enron's Emails Contained This Non Work-Related Activity

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

What could 600,000 emails from employees of the defunct Enron Corporation reveal besides some sketchy accounting practices? Well, a good amount of ...

License Plates as Art

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Lasarow

The California Arts Council recently launched campaign to re-inflate its operating budget with, of all things, auto license plates.