31 May 2016 at 2:18 GMT
If you ask anyone what caused the devastating 2008 financial crisis, you’ll invariably receive the same answer: wrongdoing by the Wall Street banks. This is no wonder because this explanation has been trumpeted everywhere. It’s all over the media, our politicians repeat it endlessly, and the current presidential candidates harp on it incessantly. So this explanation has now seeped into our public consciousness as the conventional truth. But there is a tiny little nagging problem. There just seems to be some very curious flaws in the case that simply do not seem to add up.
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