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The Last Monopoly: Privatizing the Postal Service for the Information Age

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The Last Monopoly: Privatizing the Postal Service for the Information Age
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Publisher: Cato Institute
Number of pages: 168

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While efficient communications are vital for advanced industrial societies, the United States is poised to enter the 21st century with the U.S. Postal Service, a government monopoly established in the 18th century. In this age of personal computers, fax machines, and e-mail, the Postal Service is quickly becoming obsolete. This book explores the pros and cons of privatizing the Postal Service and abolishing its monopoly on carrying first-class mail.

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