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Re-Made in the USA: How We Can Restore Jobs, Retool Manufacturing, and Compete With the World

ISBN: 978-1-118-02583-3
256 pages
March 2011
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A business-based rallying cry to reclaim the US economy

There is a nagging feeling that the U.S. is slipping as a nation and our people are powerless to do anything to fix it. Issues such as jobs, product quality and safety, wages, the economy, and our status as the world's leading superpower are all tied together with our massive trade deficit.

Re-Made in the USA addresses these issues using the author's firsthand observations and analysis, and offers a practical plan for how we can get our economy and global status back.

  • A practical action plan to get the nation back on track
  • If you're worried about America when you start reading this book, you'll finish feeling empowered
  • Todd Lipscomb has a distinguished record in international business

America's future does not have to be on the decline. In inspiring terms, Re-Made in the USA lays out the choice Americans have between doing nothing, and doing what we do best-rolling up our sleeves and working hard to fix the problem.

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Introduction.

PART ONE THE CHALLENGES AMERICA FACES. 

Chapter 1 Why Buying American Is Critical.

Chapter 2 How This Happened: The Rise of the Power Exporters and Wal-Mart.

Chapter 3 The Energy Deficit Is Solvable.

Chapter 4 Dispelling the Service Economy Myth: Deindustrialization Means Fewer Jobs, Lower Pay, and Less Opportunity.

Chapter 5 Economic Judgment Day.

PART TWO HOW AMERICA'S COMPETITORS ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF US. 

Chapter 6 China's Grand Game: The Rise of a Superpower.

Chapter 7 The Unfair Playing Field Abroad.

Chapter 8 The Race to the Lowest Common Denominator.

PART THREE REBUILDING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING.

Chapter 9 The American Advantage.

Chapter 10 What Can Our People Do?

Chapter 11 What Can Our Government Do?

Chapter 12 What Should Companies Do?

Chapter 13 Bringing It Together: Action Steps for America.

Conclusion: Be a Hero.

Notes.

Acknowledgements.

Index.

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TODD LIPSCOMB is founder and President of the successful start up companyMadeInUSAForever.com. He spent nearly fifteen years in the tech industry, including executive roles overseeing Asia finance and worldwide operating expenditures of over $180 million per quarter with Western Digital Corporation. His experience watching Asian countries take American manufacturing jobs convinced him to move back to the United States and start MadeInUSAForever.com, which sells only high-quality American-made goods.
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