According to the latest Gallup Poll, the public has less confidence in Corporate America than in any year since 1981. Even television news and organized labor scored higher.

Respondents with a "great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in big business:

1999: 30%

2000: 29%

2001: 28%

2002: 20%

* Surveys of roughly 1,000 people, each conducted in June

Data: CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll

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