Corruption Perception Index #7

* Number of new roller coasters opening nationwide this summer: 41.

* Number of roller coasters at permanent amusement parks subject to federal safety regulations: 0.

* Number of people killed on roller coasters and other amusement park rides since 1987: 43.

* Status of State of Florida's oversight of safety conditions at Walt Disney World: none.

* Position of International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, of which the Walt Disney Company is a member, on proposed federal legislation to regulate amusement park rides: opposed.

* Walt Disney Company CEO Michael Eisner and colleague Sandy Litvack's campaign contributions to candidates and parties in 1999: $518,227.

* Disney's position on establishing normal trade relations with China: favors.

* Ratio of how much Disney CEO Michael Eisner makes in a year compared to a worker in Chinese factories making shoes, toys, and clothing for his company: 63,000 to 1.

* Corporate America -- overwhelmingly in favor of a China trade pact -- campaign contributions in the 1998 elections: $666.6 million.

* Campaign giving by organized labor -- opposed to the China agreement -- in the 1998 elections: $60.8 million.

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