The Wall Street Crisis: Background and Causes

Center of Concern | Fri, Oct 3, 2008

By Katherine Feely, SND
Source: Education for Justice
This eight-page resource lays out the background, causes and connections behind this crisis. The resource includes:
  • Effects, dangers and alternatives of the bailout
  • Background on the causes leading up to this crisis.
  • A perspective on the crisis from a Catholic Social Teaching view
  • Quotes from the social teaching on the function of the free market
  • Graphs and charts

This resource is a companion piece to the visual overview.

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