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Ex-Enron Chief Accountant Pleads Guilty
Thu Dec 29, 2005 17:32

DEMOCRACY NOW! DAILY EMAIL DIGEST
December 29, 2005

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TODAY'S DEMOCRACY NOW!:

* As a Top Enron Exec Pleads Guilty, Journalist Robert Bryce Discusses the
Death of Enron and the Firm's Close Ties to President Bush *

Enron's former chief accountant Richard Causey may now testify against
Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling. We look at the fate of President Bush's
biggest corporate campaign donor with the author of "Pipe Dreams: Greed,
Ego, and the Death of Enron."

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/12/29/151216


* Crime without Conviction: U.S. Makes Deals With Corporate Criminals
Instead of Prosecuting *

Corporations that commit securities and accounting fraud can now expect to
get sweetheart deals from the Justice Department, and they don't face public
exposure for their misdeeds. We speak with Russell Mokhiber of Corporate
Crime Reporter.

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/12/29/151220


* Reverend Billy Preaches on Shopocolypse Tour of the Country *

Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir went on a holiday circuit
to preach against corporate consumer culture from Wal-Mart to Disneyland.
The Reverend joins us in our firehouse studio.

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/12/29/151224


* Headlines for December 29, 2005 *

- Ex-Enron Chief Accountant Pleads Guilty In Blow To Former CEOs
- UN: Iraq Vote ³Transparent and Credible²
- US Air Strike Kills 10 Iraqis in Hawija
- NSA Website Capable of Tracking Web Activity of Visitors
- Pentagon Says Un-Credited, Pro-US News Sites Legal
- South Korean Police Chief Resigns Over Farmersı Deaths
- Pinochet Photographed For First Mug Shot

Listen/Watch/Read
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/12/29/151210

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Read Thursday, December 29, 2005:
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