This article was written by the Minnesota LP vice-chair S. L. Malleck, and published on the LPMN website two weeks ago.
“Many in the public see large corporations as having tremendous power, and the government as the only entity large enough to check that power. When the FCC recently acted to regulate the telecommunications companies on the federal level, many internet users cheered, believing this action would help them.”
“But today, as before, most people do not understand the long symbiotic relationship held between business and government. This article investigates that relationship, which began with the railroad industry, and it cites other cases of upstart entrepreneurs who rose to challenge dominant businesses.”
” It concludes by discussing how the public would benefit if a genuinely free and open marketplace were restored and why Libertarians champion this goal.”