Poor people are now blamed for their own poverty. In a system that panders to the the poor are demonized. CEO's make more than the average worker. Poverty is engineered to insure that the greed of the wealthy is satisfied by the servitude of the poor.
Rumi was a great poet. If you haven't stumbled upon him yet then it's time that you truly discovered him. Of course that is a paradox, all he wants is for you to discover yourself and what a marvelous thing you are.