How Big Business Created the Politics of Anger

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How Big Business Created the Politics of Anger

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 9:20am

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Companies are not squarely to blame for the anger and frustration that have so warped this presidential primary season. Nor are they entirely innocent. The growing economic inequality that polarizes U.S. politics is not merely the inevitable result of our free-market system; it is also a consequence of the choices our business leaders make. And those choices have contributed to the anti-business attitude that both parties have embraced."

In a blog on Harvard Business Review, “How Big Business Created the Politics of Anger,” FSG’s Mark Kramer examines how corporations contributed to the anger and frustration driving today’s political climate through practices that undermine both their competitiveness and the long-term welfare of the U.S. 

But not all corporations are partaking in these practices. Many companies understand that their success and social progress are interdependent, and FSG is privileged to work with some of these organizations through the recently launched 100,000 Opportunities Initiative

Read “How Big Business Created the Politics of Anger” on HBR.org > 

Keywords: Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Business Ethics | FSG | Politics | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | big business | economic inequality

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