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Thread. #Wisconsin story. @jessieopie live-tweeted Gov. Walker’s announcement that he would sign all the legislation in the #WisconsinPowerGrab, & reaction from Governor-elect @Tony4WI. A couple of thoughts...
2. First, I don’t know how anyone who had lived in Wisconsin watching its politics over the last decade could have been surprised Walker approved what the legislature sent him. It is probable he was consulted extensively long before the legislature acted.
3. Scott Walker & Republican legislators in Wisconsin are served by the same campaign infrastructure, and serve the same large donors. They can disagree about some things, but must always be assumed to be of one mind on anything related to funding campaigns & winning elections.
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In 2016, Foxconn replaced 60,000 Chinese workers with robots.

bbc.com/news/technolog…
Brazil expected 100,000 jobs from Foxconn investment, but got only 3,000.

reuters.com/article/us-fox…
Even if my hands were dirty, I wouldn't wash them in this water."

Foxconn has a history of dumping heavy metals into rivers that supply drinking water.

@wisgop has given Foxconn permission to do whatever it would like to #wisconsin rivers and streams.

theregister.co.uk/2013/08/05/chi…
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