MassChallenge here we come!

american made magazine is ready for the next step and has entered the MassChallege! And so now you ask what is the MassChallenge? MassChallenge is a Boston, Massachusetts incubator and accelerator program for… Continue reading

2011 Review

Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 27 trips to… Continue reading

Cyber Monday with a favorite American company – L.L. Bean

Small to midsize businesses are the life blood of the American economy, or at least historically they were. In the article we referenced at the Daily Mail for our Black Friday post, Mark… Continue reading

Black Friday Local – By Dr. Toy and american made magazine

What does it mean to create a local economy? Juliet Schor, Professor of Sociology at Boston College has a few ideas worth exploring on the biggest shopping day of the year. Schor explains… Continue reading

American Made National Food Day

The Slow Food International movement has changed the way we consume, grow and relate to our food. It all started with one man, Carlo Petrini, and his opposition to the opening of a McDonalds in… Continue reading

Have A Personal Positive Impact on the American Economy

Barbara Kruger is a favorite American artist.  Her work questions our sense of autonomy against the massive messaging of commercialism and social ideals coming out of Madison Avenue. This holiday season american made magazine… Continue reading

Growing Hope Against Hunger – Is this an American Made problem?

I’ve watched the trailer of the new Sesame Workshop program – Growing Hope Against Hunger, which aired as a one hour special on PBS October 9, 2011. My heart broke, and yours should… Continue reading

MIT American Made

MIT is examining manufacturing in America…and although incredibly interesting, the initial presentation is to some degree, dare I say, limiting. MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is once again tackling the challenges of American manufacturing,… Continue reading

Imagining a new American Made

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american made magazine is Re-Imagining America one Main Street at a time

Join american made magazine over Thanksgiving weekend for our first ever american made magazine Holiday Pop-Up Shop here in Lawrence, Massachusetts! As Americans gear up for the holiday shopping season we have put… Continue reading

American Made Local

We are gearing up to traverse (at least symbolically) America looking for communities that are rebuilding their economy around People, Planet and Profit and American Made. We will start here in New England…the… Continue reading

On the 10th and 11th day of Christmas…we the “People” had our Consitutional rights taken away – Happy Holidays!

Constitutional law is not something the average citizen usually fully grasps, including myself. I must admit that in order to understand the Bill of Rights and the Constitution of the United States of… Continue reading

Queen Shoe City of the World

american made magazine has landed in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Just north of Boston and once referred to as the “Queen Shoe City of the World”, Haverhill sits along the banks of the mighty Merrimack… Continue reading