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Made in America

Legislation Offers Antidote for Stupidity of Shipping Tax-Dollar-Financed Jobs Overseas

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Amid prolonged, painfully high unemployment, ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer for the past year tirelessly advocated a simple solution: buy American-made products.

Occupy Wall-Mart: Save America. Live Better.

Al Norman | Posted 02.04.2012 | Business
Al Norman

The encampments against corporate greed in the financial districts of America could just as well have appeared outside of Wal-Mart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. There is no better example of corporate exploitation in the world.

Buy Local -- How YOU Can Improve the Economy

Michael Salguero | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Michael Salguero

If you want to improve this economy, don't look to Washington. Try buying local, buy from independent store owners, craftspeople and artists. If each of us changed even a small portion of our purchasing habits, we could collectively dig our country out of this economic mess.

Tyler Kingkade

Democrats Strike Back At GOP For Trying To Cut Department Of Energy Loan Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic leaders on Tuesday struck back against House Republicans' efforts to make cuts to a Department of Energy loan program in exch...

Tyler Kingkade

House GOP Seeks Cuts To Auto Industry To Pay For Disaster Relief Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans rolled out their plan to fund disaster relief in Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) district, but at the cost of al...

America's Shareholders

Michelle Vale | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Michelle Vale

It seems clear then that a responsible and considered government policy is the only way to create the local jobs public companies are so keen to outsource in pursuit of higher margins.

The States Can Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Jim Gonzalez

Instead of focusing on building our manufacturing base, the backbone of middle class prosperity, our national leaders focused instead on the financial services sectors.

Made In The USA: Why July 4th Is Good For Business

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

For some businesses, July 4th is a little like, well, Christmas. The fireworks industry, for instance, is a $940 million-a-year industry in the Uni...

Repatriate American Jobs Before Foreign Profits

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business
Brent Budowsky

America must become again a nation of job-producing patriotic capitalists. "Made in the USA" should be a clarion call with a resounding echo heard in Washington.

March on Washington for Jobs

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Let's take back America from the futility of punishing joblessness. Let's begin with a million men coming to Washington, alongside a million women, waving millions of American flags, supporting Made in the USA jobs on the day that honors labor.

Made (Kinda) in America

Nicole Lapin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business
Nicole Lapin

Even if a product is "kinda" made in America, it can still have a major impact on the U.S. economy in terms of growth, innovation and the domestic job creation we so badly need during this phase of our economic recovery.

What The Gap Needs Now, Is Love Sweet Love

Abe Gurko | Posted 07.10.2011 | Style
Abe Gurko

The news that Patrick Robinson was fired last week from the Gap was not that shocking. The Gap has had a few cute moments since Patrick arrived on the...

Made in the USA

Norma Kamali | Posted 08.01.2011 | Style
Norma Kamali

New technology and fashion are benefited by a fast turnaround on products. Five years ago, I designed brand labels that said, "Made in the USA Norma ...

Will ABC News' Made in America Series Avoid Their Boss, Disney?

Jeff Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Cohen

It's too easy to blame U.S. consumers for buying cheap stuff from China or Bangladesh or Honduras. Will ABC News investigate the products sold by Disney?

Make Your Holiday Shopping Red, White and Blue

Scott Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Paul

This holiday shopping season: Buy American. It's your own personal stimulus plan for our economy.

Polls, Research Show Dems Can Win Talking Trade (GOP too)

Lori Wallach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lori Wallach

Recent polling shows that anger about U.S. job-offshoring and "free trade" has become a powerful election issue nationwide - across stunningly diverse...

About the Foreign Cash in the Chamber's Campaign Stash

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

Imagine for a moment if a group like the right-wing reviled though now defunct community group ACORN had been caught receiving money from Middle Eastern corporations in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Despite Obama Rhetoric About Made In America, Obama Is Quietly Pushing Failed Bush Trade Policies

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

With jobs at the forefront of every voter's mind, President Barack Obama and key members of his administration have been publicly promoting new trade ...

Can Obama's "Made in America" Strategy Save Jobs -- and Dems?

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Art Levine

On Wednesday, President Obama used the platform of the AFL-CIO Executive Council to emphasize reviving American manufacturing and keepi...

'Late Show' Economics 101

Scott Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Paul

Leave it to David Letterman to make the most critical economic point this year in one of his Top Ten lists.

Finally, a President Who Works for Workers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Obama is seeking leadership in a crucial area -- he wants factories and workers in the U.S. to make the parts -- not just import them.

Outsourcing: You Get What You Pay For

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Alderman

When a business transfers important control to someone else's hands on the other side of the planet, bad things happen, they say -- like compliance and fraud issues.