From the Desk of
Michael Blichasz
American Workers' Advocate
Host of the Saturday Variety Program at 11 A.M.
& American Workers Radio, 11 A.M. Wednesdays
860 AM Radio WWDB • Philadelphia, PA
Commentary from Saturday, July 15, 2023

We All See How Long Change Takes!

Every supporter of the Buy American Made Campaign has seen that more people are checking labels to see where products are made and it has been a real eye opening experience.

When I’m out shopping, I ask store workers to direct me to the American made items they have available for the product I am looking for. I also ask them if their distributors are offering them a larger selection of American made items than they did in the past. From what we all see, and from what we hear from consumers, the majority of food items are made in the United States, but when it comes to clothing, shoes, electronics, furniture and hundreds of others, foreign made products still dominate America’s stores. However, store managers are telling our supporters that they see more American made products on their available merchandise sales lists, which are helping them to secure more American made items for their stores.

Store personnel also report that because America’s consumers are more vocal about requesting American made items and because consumers are being more selective with what they buy, change is happening. The key is to have more American based companies make more competitive products so the selections of American made can continue to grow.

What people are clearly seeing is that outsourcing industries and jobs around the world went on for too many years and it took away the ability for workers to support themselves. Now it’s up to America’s consumers to change the balance of what they decide to purchase, which will benefit all Americans in the future. Quite frankly, there is no reason why the majority of items we use in our daily lives can’t be made in America again.

Thanks for your participation. Kindly spread the word!

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