Americans' Growing Hatred for Big Business

Big business is a common target for criticism for a variety of reasons. Some workers feel like a number working for a large firm. Others worry giant companies are taking over the world and making it impossible for small businesses and entrepreneurs to succeed. For whatever the reason, many Americans have been suspicious of big business for some time. A new poll from Gallup implies that their attitude is turning into a fairly generalized hatred.

Here's a chart it provides in conjunction with the recent survey. It shows what Americans think about major corporations:

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A full two-thirds of Americans are displeased with the size and influence of major corporations. A pretty strong majority of the nation's people are frustrated with big business.

Read the full story about the poll at Gallup.