this article in the economist puts forward the view that concentrations of power in large institutions is generally terrible - whether the institution be big business or big government.
the author says he thinks that in the developed world:
- the rich are getting much much richer whilst regular people tread water;
- that wealth brings power and influence over the economy and government;
- equality of opportunity have declined.
and that a major reason for these shifts is indifference or active celebration of such inequality