Threatened Rail Strike Highlights Foolishness of Jones Act Support

Though the parties involved claim to have reached an eleventh-hour “tentative deal” to avoid a national rail strike, Americans are still right to worry about the impact rail disruptions could have on supply chains. Already, businesses and consumers are bracing for shortages, delays, and further price increases on top of existing inflation. But as businesses scramble for domestic shipping alternatives, one option stands out as significantly less viable than it should be: namely, ships.

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