When Roosevelt ignored the threats and moved to file the trust-busting
suit, he received a hasty visit from J.
Such an order from the trust-busting
agency to a municipality, normally a victim of corporate bid-rigging, is rare, the report said.
We need some good old-fashioned trust-busting
, and we're not getting it," says Wellstone.
Professor Elzinga argues for the moral and practical advantages of government intervention in free enterprise--in the form of trust-busting
and antimonopoly regulations--but, in doing so, stays in the realm of the thought experiment and pure theory.
From 1969 to 1982, the Justice Department carried on a similar trust-busting
crusade against IBM, which had behaved in many ways just like Microsoft.
Utilizing the same trust-busting
premise as PDF spam, Excel and ZIP spam succeed because they mimic legitimate correspondence to get more eyes to view the message.
As Masters points out, Spitzer himself has written that the future of the Democratic Party depends on its ability "to promote government as a supporter of free markets, not simply a check on them," and to hew to "a vision consistent with trust-busting
and other progressive market measures first enunciated early in the last century by Theodore Roosevelt.
Cheever sees certain similarities between the corporate abuses of today and those that spurred the trust-busting
of Theodore Roosevelt a century ago.