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The Jones Act: 100 Years of Failed Protectionism

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06/11/2020Jonathan Helton

June 5 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the Jones Act, a law passed to protect the domestic water transportation industry from outside competition.

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Original Article: "The Jones Act: 100 Years of Failed Protectionism​".

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Jonathan Helton

Jonathan Helton is a research associate at the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and a student at Freed-Hardeman University.

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