Announcing It With P.R. and Trumpets

by
Abby Zimet

Poor Goldman Sachs. Everybody, even their own shareholders, hates them for their gluttonous ways. They cancelled
their holiday party and told employees not to hold private
parties, for fear of ugly gossip. Now a skeptical media is being so
bold as to note that their much-touted charitable fund to small business is insultingly small potatoes: $100 million a year, or the worth of one good day of trading, or 3 percent of
the obscene $16-plus billion they're paying themselves. God's work: It's a tough gig.

"So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as
the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored
by men."
- Matthew 6:2

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