Brayden King at OrgTheory notes how successful anti-Walmart protest groups have been (at least on those occasions when they protest). To borrow from Albert O. Hirschmann’s “Exit, Voice and Loyalty”, Wal-Mart may in part be using Voice as a signal for the potential of Exit. You might view this as evidence that politics isn’t so rigged by corporations, and in that case you’ve probably never heard of Saint Consulting Group.

On an unrelated note, a former guest contributor to OrgTheory once noted that “Germany has far fewer public corporations (656) than Hong Kong (1165) or Malaysia (1027)”.