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Friday, July 10, 2015

Maker Movement and Independence of Manufacturing

'Maker Movement' Promises to Help U.S. Declare Independence from Chinese Goods

Jeffrey Scott Shapiro | July 8, 2015

It started as a movement grounded in the rebellious “Do It Yourself” culture of punk rock music and libertarianism, and flowed to independent-minded engineers dismayed with “Made in China” mass-produced merchandise.
Now lawmakers on Capitol Hill — from across the political spectrum — have gotten in on the action.

<more at; related links: (The Maker Movement Gains Ground in China) and (Which Big Brands Are Courting the Maker Movement, and Why From Levi's to Home Depot)>

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