Trust Walk

Judis, John B.
June 2001
New Republic;06/11/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 24, p25
Discusses expectations for the George W. Bush administration concerning monopolies in the U.S. Report that Bush appointees, Charles James of the Justice Department's antitrust division and Tim Muris of the Federal Communications Commission, who could shift the enforcement of antitrust laws; Purpose of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890; Background on former U.S. President Bill Clinton's prosecution of monopolies, including Microsoft; Reason to restrict a concentration of ownership in telecommunications; View that the senators who carefully scrutinize the people in charge of the nation's environment or its civil rights laws don't understand that it also matters who enforces the country's antitrust laws.


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