- 86% think big business maximizes profits at the expense of customers and communities;
- 85% agree that large corporations exert a greater level of influence on government than citizens do; and
- About 50% felt "a lot" of anger about each of these issues.
Those that felt "a lot" of anger the study described as the "global enraged." A majority of people fitting this profile earned middle-to-high incomes, and had completed higher education. Of the globally enraged:
- About one-third have participated in public protests against the business world;
- 47% buy locally-made goods when possible; and
- 36% avoid purchasing products from firms with low ethical standards, as did 29% from global corporations.