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Mother America Always Loved Manufacturing Most

There’s just something about manufacturing. Ask Rosie the Riveter. Ask the computer geeks and artists across America who create “Hacker Space” workshops to help each other invent and fabricate to their imaginations’ content. Yeah, it’s cool to make stuff. The “maker,” whether an inventor or engineer or welder gets a thrill out of performing work that [...]
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Swiffer Drops ‘Rosie the Riveter’ After Feminist Backlash

Entertainment : Speakeasy - (2 years ago)

Kitchen products giant Swiffer had created a marking campaign around Rosie the Riveter, a World War II-era symbol of female empowerment in the workplace. After a backlash, the company is changing course. Read Post

New Artist Reviews: d.oh

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (1 hour ago)

The availability of technology has redistributed the power of creation to the underdogs. While artists will always find a way to create despite all obstacles, there are many more accessible tools now to aid in this creation. In elec... Read Post

For the Strength of Rosie the Riveter: Make It in America

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (5 years ago)

Rosie the Riveter defiantly rolls up her blue work shirt to show off a brawny bicep. She’s a symbol of American strength. She worked in a manufacturing job, one of millions that constructed the defense machine that won World War II ... Read Post

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