Legislation to Promote Misery

Rickenbacker, William F.
May 1975
National Review;5/23/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p561
The article discusses the miserable conditions of the oyster fishing industry in Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. According to the author, people might not know that the oysters in that bay are harvested through sailboats called "skipjacks" with designs going back to a century or more. The state also forbids the use of power except on Monday and they also offer wages that are much more lower than they ever were in the past.


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