Back to Work
Although a strong economy will require large-scale changes ingovernment policy, there are also changes that can be madeon an individual level to get America back on track.
Buy more American-madegoods.
If all Americans on justone occasion spent just $3.33 moreon goods made here, it could create10,000 jobs.
Crowdfund a small business.
Online fundraisers have cropped upto allow you to ﬁll the ﬁnancing gapmany small entrepreneurs face.
Make your next caran electric or hybrid vehicle.
Increaseddemand for domesticelectric-vehicle production will create hundreds of thousands of Americanjobs, reduce our oil use,and save Americansbillions of dollars a yearat the pump.
Start a rooftopgarden
. Not only isa little greenery niceto look at, it coversup a roof that isotherwise absorbing ahuge amount of heat,requiring more energyto cool the rooms below.
Paint your roof white.
If you lack agreen thumb, simplypainting a ﬂat tarroof white can cut abuilding’s energy use byup to 30% on a hot day.
For more on how the American people canget back into the future business,read President Clinton’s
Back to Work.