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Jones Act 2.0

Don’t mend it, end it

IN THIS ever new country of innovation and creative destruction, of upheaval and transformation, of new gadgets and new thinking, for some reason the Jones Act hangs on. Year after year. In fact, it’s been holding on since 1920. Yes, in less than three years America will “celebrate” its 100th anniversary. When this law was passed, women weren’t allowed to vote in national elections in the United States. This thing ain’t new.

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