Shop AMERICAN / Shop GREEN:
One great way to shop USA, and shop green, is by buying clothes and goods offered by peeps right here on LJ. So, support them, and advertise here as well.
But you can do ALL you Holiday shopping STRICTLY USA and/or GREEN, by checking out sites like those below! (Note: MAINLY, the first group is all-USA, the second is all-Green).
USA - LARGE LIST OF U.S.A. MERCHANTS - http://www.madeinamericaforever.com
USA - Norton's ALL-AMERICAN goods - http://www.shop.nortonsusa.com
USA - Jeans, etc. - http://www.allamericanclothing.com
USA - THE BEST USA COFFEE - http://www.usacoffeecompany.com/Article
USa - http://www.azurestandard.com - organic/healthy food and products
usa - FAB GREEN STYLES - http://www.fabgreen.com/category/ur
usa - HAPPY HIPPIE: www.happyhippie.com - lists shops, free shipping on many orders
usa - Be a HOT GEEN MAMA! - http://beahotgreenmama.com/
usa - Gaiam, and others - http://shophotshops.com/index.html
uk - http://www.greenmystyle.com/
uk - http://www.gogreen.cellande.co.uk/i
Search and shop GREEN via THE FIND - http://www.thefind.com/main/AboutUs.fht
Menards has an annual All-American sale.
Please shop AMERICAN! Ask your friends to join making_it_usa! Bankers and employers don't create jobs, DEMAND does. We can't build wealth and social security by sending jobs and corporations and tax-revenue overseas. We regain our freedoms, and a strong dollar, by creating better jobs right here in the U.S.A.
In addition to this site, there are other sites you might like, helping you buy, sell or trade your crafts. There are sites for evaluating products, questioning consumerism, surviving the holidays, travel, and more! These are relatively new and progressive communities which need your help to make them successful. Don't believe corporate-bought GLENN BECK! Progressives MAKE IT WORK!
Finding economic alternatives:
And, on the subject of money, I heard a FINE synopsis of the dire economic situation, (Michael koolidge Show), mainly concerning THE FED, by Fred Cederholm. In a few days, a 11/30/10 podcast will be available at http://www.koolidge.com/audio.php.
For more: http://www.financialsensearchive.com/ed
Thinking About Jekyll Island
What has the FED accomplished for the people of Main Street?
QE2 will work no better than QE1. It will endanger the last 5% of the value left from the pre-1913 dollar. It all began on Jekyll Island!
by Fred Cederholm | 11.08.10
Finally, I am posting a little exchange I had in my own LJ, concerning workers overseas vs. jobs here in the USA - posted in COMMENTS SECTION...