Exploiting Poverty Caused The Financial Crisis
— Sure, the CEOs and hedge fund managers were greedy.
There's no question that wealth and the pursuit thereof led to the sub-
prime fiasco and the decline of Lehman Brothers, AIG, Merrill Lynch
and more. But what's really at play here is persistent poverty and
Wall Street seeking to make a dime off the poor, consequences be
damned, while Washington looks the other way.