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Weekly Roundup: July 16, 2021


On Monday, Christopher Ali argued that the history of rural electrification has more radical things to teach us about expanding access to rural broadband than is commonly assumed.

On Tuesday, Erika Wilson compared the reproduction of school segregation–and “white island districts” in particular–to monopolization of an essential facility, drawing out several policy implications.

On Thursday, Branden Adams revisited the struggle between mineworkers and finance capital to control railroad rate setting, arguing that the lessons for how law allocates coordination rights are more complicated than commonly thought.