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FOXCONN Deal Comes With Risks
Features, Finance, National, New York

FOXCONN Deal Comes With Risks

The Taiwanese electronics supplier Foxconn has announced plans to invest as much as 10 billion dollars to build a factory for flat-panel display screens in Wisconsin. But before the euphoria over this unfinished deal overtakes us, there are some factors we should consider. As an employer in China, Foxconn earned notoriety when it came to light that the company…

Let’s Fix What’s Broken
Building Trades, Features, National, New York

Let’s Fix What’s Broken

All of us have heard, and probably used at some time in our lives, the old expression: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” There is no doubt, that as conventional wisdom, that maxim has stood the test of time. I would submit that the converse is equally true. If it is broken, by all…

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