...And when using the power of the state to thwart competition, they can both pretend to be acting in the public interest.-- Yes, indeed best of the public interest that is why the business sustainable forever as long as where the human is.
Noble and virtuous sustainable practice: the baits of living is dolly jolly business!
...the Treaty of the 25th November, 1838. Let us read Article VIII. It runs thus.In order to
" improve, by every means possible, the growing
" intercourse by the river Indus, Meer Roostum
" Khan promises all co-operation with the other
" powers, in any measures which may be hereafter
" thought necessary for extending and facilitating
" the commerce and navigation of the Indus."