Brian Merchant is the author of a new book about technology production: The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone. He discusses his trip to China, where he visited a Foxconn facility known internationally for poor worker conditions.
Ross Young is the CEO of Display Supply Chain Consulting. He talks about what went into the corporation’s decision to build in the United States in the first place, and how their decision will affect Wisconsin.
Walker says he wants to give Foxconn a package of tax breaks and incentives worth three billion dollars over 15 years — but only if the jobs it promises materialize. Foxconn says the plant will need 13 thousand workers. CEO Terry Gou estimates their investment will be worth 10 billion dollars. “It starts today with […]