FROM David Henry
Goldman Sachs' Big Profits Goldman Sachs made more than $2 billion between March and June, just months after a multi-billion dollar federal bailout. Taxpayers, Congress and the rest of Wall Street may be wondering how it happened. David Henry is a senior writer on finance for BusinessWeek .
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.