Thursday, January 23, 2020
GET ME REWRITE: Does Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave realize that Terry Gou is recruiting workers for Foxconn in Taiwan?
Reported in Foxconn founder Gou: Mount Pleasant facility to start producing in 2020. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/22/2020)
With imported workers, as Terry Gou sees it.
Foxconn’s history of broken promises casts a shadow on Wisconsin news. (MarketWatch, 7/31/2017)
As Foxconn changes Wisconsin plans, job promises fall short. (Chicago Tribune, 2/8/2019)
Foxconn's failed 'innovation centers' are its latest broken promise to Wisconsin workers. (The American Independent, 10/25/2019)
11/5/2019 update, "It's time for Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave to face facts", starts here.
Reported in Most business incentives don't work. Here's how to fix them. (Brookings, 11/4/21019)
Original 10/1/2019 post, "GET ME REWRITE: Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave holds onto the flimsiest of threads spun by Foxconn", starts here.
Delagrave reiterates support for Foxconn during contentious debate. (Racine Journal Times, 9/21/2019)
Jonathan's favorite song?
Wet Willie's "Keep on Smilin'" debuted at # on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week ending May 25, 1974. It spent 19 weeks on the chart, peaking at #10, by far the group's best chart performance.
Keeping tabs on Foxconn Place in Racine. (7/31/2019)