FROM Christine Harper
Resignation Letter Highlights Corrupt Culture at Goldman Sachs Greg Smith worked at Goldman Sachs for 12 years, managed a trillion dollars in assets and was part of the firm's recruiting process. In today's New York Times, he announced his resignation , saying the current leadership has destroyed the culture he once believed in. Lamenting that Goldman Sachs no longer "revolves around teamwork, integrity, a spirit of humility and always doing right by our clients," Smith hopes today's op-ed will be a "wake-up call to the board of directors." Christine Harper has covered the company for six years as chief financial correspondent for Bloomberg News .
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.