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“How the Jones Act, an Obscure Maritime Law, Undermines Trade, Destroys Ships, and Endangers Defense” | NTELX Found Rob Quartel | June 15, 2020

“Nationally all of us pay about four-cents more per gallon of gasoline because of the Jones Act, because of the restrictions it puts on food and oil around the U.S.” NTELX, Inc. founder Rob Quartel, a former U.S. Maritime Commissioner, discusses the state of the U.S maritime industry and the impact of the Jones Act …

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“Immigration and the U.S. Labor Market” | Former Chief U.S. Labor Economist Harry Holzer | November 22, 2019

“A lot of American workers have been hurt by trends in the economy.  They tend to blame trade and immigration more than they should.” Former U.S. Department of Labor Chief Economist Dr. Harry Holzer discusses immigration and the U.S. labor market and the challenges ahead, before a November 22, 2019 luncheon meeting of The Economic …

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“The Knight Foundation’s Quest to Save Local Journalism” | Knight Foundation’s Alberto Ibargüen | October 8, 2019

“We do not pretend we’re the mayor, we do not pretend we’re responsible for everything, and we also don’t pretend it’s our programs that matter.” Alberto Ibargüen, CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation discusses its recent $300 million commitment to local news coverage, before an October 8, 2019 luncheon meeting of …

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