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Sunday Roundup: Is This the Right Place for an Argument?

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 05.17.2012 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden

Since it's spring -- or at least, feeling spring-like -- I'm going to start today's roundup with the announcement of a new feature you'll see sprouting in our blog rail this coming week. It's called "Change My Mind": Two bloggers will debate a topical subject and readers will be able to vote on who won.

In other news, it was the week that started -- and ended -- with the Kony 2012 video. Unless you have been living under a rock (or, come to think of it, on the lam in an African jungle), you could not avoid being aware of the controversy surrounding the viral video made by Invisible Children.

Feel That Hand? Yeah, That's Because We're All Muppets

Kathleen Finlay | Posted 05.16.2012 | Canada
Kathleen Finlay

Perhaps if more insiders had come forward to expose wrongdoing, and irregularities at the major U.S. banks and investment houses a few years ago, the impact of the financial meltdown leading to the Great Recession might have been softened. Until each one of us does this, we're all muppets.

The Most Widely Read Resume in the World

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 05.15.2012 | Canada
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

Clearly, Greg Smith is the very product of the environment he is so quick to criticize. Under the guise of a now viral op-ed piece in the New York Times, Smith -- once a Goldman Sachs executive -- has successfully guaranteed that every employer, every corporation, every Jack, and Jill around the world, including the Hill, will be aware of his accomplishments.

Goldman Sachs Exec Quits Via Scathing New York Times Editorial

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2012 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - An executive director at investment giant Goldman Sachs resigned Wednesday by way of a scathing op-ed in the New York Times, decrying a w...