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2015 Jones Act critique relevant as ever

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This article by Grassroot Institute of Hawaii scholar Ken Schoolland and former First Hawaiian Bank economist Leroy Laney was great when the Honolulu Star-Advertiser published it in December 2015, and it’s still great. In a nutshell: The Jones Act makes shipping between Hawaii and the mainland very expensive, harms the economy of Hawaii while giving advantages to foreign competitors, and damages our national security. The quote included from 19th century economist Henry George is a classic. Read more: 

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