For card-carrying dyed-in-the-wool leftie (is there anybody not fitting that description at the BBC?) Paul Mason the cause of the Lehman bankruptcy is simple. Ruthless exploitation of a politically voiceless minority. That's right - those fat cats were forcing debt down the throats of low income people like foie down the throats of a gras
That statement tells you everything you need to know about the BBC's world view, and the privileged upbringing of its correspondents.
The prat's even got in references to the destruction of the UK mining industry (not that he's ever been within 100 miles of a coalface) and the obligatory reference to so-called "global warming".