The underlying cause of this crisis is the lack of resources and opportunity for the masses of the people. Although I don't deny that ideas, even bad ones, need to be engaged with on their own merits, if we don't address the growing poverty and despair, the unrest will return, under one banner or another. The piece below mentions five top investors -- Warren Buffet, Ben Bernake, Jamie Dimon, Carl Icahn, and John Paulson -- who benefited from the crash of 2008. The only way forward is to hold those responsible to account, and create a more just and reasonable access to resources and opportunity for ALL (regardless of race, gender, etc.). Otherwise, any solution to the current crisis will be illusory at best.
5 Top Investors Who Profited From the Global Financial CrisisThese smart investors weren't scared off by the recession, and it paid off in a big way....