Twentieth Century

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Whatever she wore, by Tiya Miles (Random House). This powerful story of women and slavery revolves around a 19th-century cotton bag found at a flea market in 2007, now on display at the Smithsonian. A slave woman named Rose gave it to her daughter Ashley when it was sold and …

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Monopoly power less dangerous today than in the past

The hills are brought to life by the sounds of lawyers, often on the phone, discussing monopoly and antitrust issues. The executive order just issued by President Biden to encourage business competition will reinforce this powerful trend. This development is clearly important. The antitrust activity of the twentieth century involved …

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