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InsiderOnline Blog: May 2014

Image of the Week: How Maritime Protectionism Makes Things More Expensive

Here’s an image that shows the absurdity of the Jones Act, which requires “that any goods shipped by water between two points in the United States must be transported on a U.S.-built, U.S.-flagged, and at least 75 percent U.S.-crewed vessel.”

[“Sink the Jones Act: Restoring America’s Competitive Advantage in Maritime-Related Industries,” by Brian Slattery, Bryan Riley, and Nicolas Loris, The Heritage Foundation, May 22.]

Posted on 05/23/14 09:00 PM by Alex Adrianson

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