Who is to blame for the financial crisis? Is it irresponsible borrowers
taking out bigger mortgages than they can handle? Predatory lenders out
for a quick buck? The Clinton and/or Bush administrations for softening
financial regulations? This video, via National Public Radio's Planet Money and
Public Radio International's This American Life, may help answer your questions.
An opinion in the form of musical theater, it suggests that
the big banks, by taking out loans that "bet against the American
dream," helped lead to the financial crash we're still climbing our way
out of. Whatever you think of the argument, it's certainly a novel way
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