The whole idea of government regulating so-called monopolies in order to promote competition is based on fallacies. If anything, such intervention only stifles market competition and lowers living standards.
The new Fed policy proposals being floated carry significant political risk, because they enjoy support not just from the redistributionist left, but also “business conservatives” happy to raid our future to make their pain stop.
The fact that people break curfew just proves that smaller, decentralized communities are better at organizing than a few top-down planners. Barbadian neighborhoods do a much better job of self-regulating.
As states in various areas of the Continent embarked on centralization and territorialization in the fourteenth century, communities very often took up arms against forms of taxation. The Cornish Rebellion of 1497 against national taxation is an example of this trend.