Return of the robber barons

Fore, William F.
November 1995
Christian Century;11/1/95, Vol. 112 Issue 31, p1004
Criticizes the Telecommunication Competition and Deregulation Act of 1995. Implications of the bill; Reasons for the success of the proposal.


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