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June 15, 2016

A government monopoly is no better than a private monopoly

Dear Editor,

The Great Progressive Era in United States History(1890-1920) was characterized by the enactment of antitrust laws. Presidents of this era were concerned about American consumers being cheated by big monopoly industries like the Standard Oil company, now known as Exxon-Mobil.

What is a…