37 of the world’s 100 largest economies are corporations. Of those 37, most of them are oil companies or banks. It’s worth bearing this in mind when considering why the problem of rising inequality or our failure to act on climate change.
Disclaimer – I’ve been told there are inaccuracies in this list, and the Transnational Institute’s methodology may be questionable. I’d suggest taking this list as illustrative: there are corporations bigger than nations. The exact order they come in may not be exactly as described below.