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Articles from Canada and the World Backgrounder (October 1, 2006)

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Title Author Type Words
Anti-social behaviour. 470
Earning distrust: overstated profit and revenue, understated debt, accounting fraud, bribery, theft, insider trading, obstruction of justice, tax evasion, and disregard for human rights and environmental issues all have disgraced the world of business. 3400
Earning kudos: some companies do everything and more to ensure the safety of their workers and the people in the neighbourhoods in which they operate. 1862
Generous inclinations: while some executives are being handcuffed and taken to prison cells for lining their own pockets with great gobs of cash, others are sharing the wealth. 1633
Motown misery: the world's biggest car maker, General Motors, is sick--very sick; some have even mentioned the bankruptcy word. 2476
Quote ... unquote. 377
What's for dinner? The food industry displays the best and worst of corporate activity. 3229
Who pays the piper: given the scandals that have taken place in recent years, the relationship between the people who own corporations and those who run them is showing some strain. 1882

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