We all remember 2008: the stock market crashed, foreclosures spiked and the banks got a bailout. But not a single Wall Street big shot or hedge fund honcho who was punished as a result? And that’s not the only anomaly of past decade. In his new book, “The Divide,” investigative journalist and author Matt Taibbi explains the strange set of circumstances that has put the poor at a disadvantage in the criminal justice system.

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