The Rise of Corporate Global Power

Of the 100 largest economies in the world, 51 are corporations; only 49 are countries (based on a comparison of corporate sales and country GDPs).

The people who run corporations dodge taxes.

In fact, corporate tax dodging has gone so out of control that 25 major U.S. corporations paid their chief executives more than they paid in federal income taxes (2011).

The top 100 global CorporationsIf you want to find out more about corporate power, go to the Institute of Policies Studies’ website or download the full report here.


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