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Competition Come Full Circle? Pending Legislation to Repeal the U.S. Railroad Exemptions

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This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Chris Sagers, Sep 15, 2009 The single oldest and probably most convoluted story in American antitrust is its…

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle

Chris Sagers, Sep 15, 2009

The single oldest and probably most convoluted story in American antitrust is its relationship with the railroads. Railroads were among the first business entities in the United States to be perceived as social problems in and of themselves, regardless of any aid or preference gotten from government. The “populism” that had been a part of American politics since colonial times shifted from

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