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The Truth About the Jones Act

October 30th 2017

Aaron Klein of the Brookings Institution writes in this insightful piece:

“Understanding what is at stake with the Jones Act makes clear that it is not relevant to short-term disaster relief. It is relevant to a longer-run argument between competing political and economic forces. How this argument became part of the disaster response debate is an example of the political mantra: never let a crisis go to waste.”

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