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25 Bank Street, Canary Warf, London is an office tower in Canary Wharf, in the Docklands area of London. It is currently home to the European headquarters of the investment bank J.P. Morgan & Co. © Wikipedia

All glass and reflections, a virtual world of flows and transactions, where mathematics and calculations are the basis of reality. These are the institutions that progressively run our worlds. North et al. argue for open access states and how they developed in the western world. However, higher you are to the top - more closed access the state becomes. It is true that open access state like US or UK support myrad of institutions - legal and illegal, big and small; they even claim that "All citizens have the right to form organizations" (North et al. 2009: 22). However this plurality of institutions does not necessarily mean that they will have the same access to civic participation. I am sure that CEO of J.P. Morgan have better skills, know-how and resources to lobby for their interest than let`s say a local allotment garden initiative .