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Foxconn Is Good at Grifting Governments, and the U.S. Is an Easy Mark
Foxconn’s disappearing factory in Wisconsin isn’t a new trick, but the U.S. is so thirsty for manufacturing jobs we’ll keep falling for it.
Foxconn Hopes to Staff New Wisconsin Plant With Robots and Chinese Workers
Thanks to Scott Walker, Wisconsin could end up paying the Taiwanese company $1 million for every American job its new plant creates.
Wisconsin Just Gave Foxconn Preferential Treatment in Its Court System
Scott Walker lured the tech company to Wisconsin by giving it special privileges in the state’s courts. That could be unconstitutional.
Trump Announces $10 Billion Foxconn Plant in Paul Ryan’s District
The plant will initially employee 3,000, with the potential to add 10,000 more jobs, and eat up billions in incentives.
Foxconn to Fill Early Google Glass Orders Right Here in America
The company’s first
factory will be in California.
The Shopping Ethicist: In Search of a Feminist Boutique
Can a responsible feminist shop till she drops?
Foxconn Factory Workers Strike Over iPhone 5 Production
They say Apple’s quality standards are too stringent.
Foxconn Factory Marks iPhone 5 Release With Riot
The Apple supplier is having more issues in China.
Apple’s Foxconn Promises to Treat Workers Better
The Fair Labor Association has completed its month-long investigation.
Mr. Cook and the Apple Factory
The company head stopped by during a visit to China.
Foxconn Workers Are Getting a Pay Raise
After tons of criticism.
Foxconn Workers in China Demonstrate Hot New Trend of Planking
For macabre purposes.
Chinese iPad and iPhone Manufacturer Rallies On, Despite Worker Suicides
Foxconn slated to hire 400,000 this year.