why usa made is so important



In a recent New York Times article discussing "Made in China", Amelia Pang's investigation of forced labor practices, sheds a light on why making in the USA is so important, not just for the environment, but for people. In the aftermath of 2020, as our worlds readjust, other worlds not too far away are being exposed on their increasing number of people forced into unethical labour.


As a society during a pandemic, it was only natural that we began to rely more heavily on things like Amazon, UberEats and having groceries or shopping delivered to our door. But perhaps what we did not consider - is how this demand for goods delivered to our doorstep impacts other communities, our environment and our local economy.