The Supreme Court recently decided that corporations had the right of free speech under the U.S.
"Big business" for many has largely immoral associations: corrupt, profit-driven at the expense of human wellbeing or the environment, threatening to mom-and-pop shops everywhere.
But this wasn't always the case—big businesses used to be viewed positively by the public.
Is our current immoral perception of big businesses truly accurate? Are small-businesses really the shining examples or morality and business we take them to be?
This article from The Atlantic tackles the question, "How did large firms go from being a symbol of American strength to being the object of almost universal scorn?"
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