Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

May 2018


In building a workforce at Foxconn, ‘Wisconsin First’ is watchword

During a presentation comparing South Carolina’s experience with BMW to what’s about to happen in Racine County with Foxconn, I asked listeners if they knew anyone — family, friend, or neighbor — who lived in southeast Wisconsin and trekked to northern Illinois daily for work.

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Even in prosperous times, rural Wisconsin economy faces an uphill climb

By many standards, Wisconsin’s overall economic condition has never been better.

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Behind the scenes and before the earthmovers, Foxconn is plowing ground

Even before the Foxconn Technology Group begins moving dirt for the construction of its mammoth Racine County plant, the company is sinking deeper roots into Wisconsin’s economic development soil.

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Badger Fund of Funds putting down markers across Wisconsin

Ken Johnson, the veteran Wisconsin investor who is a partner in the Badger Fund of Funds, has held true to his vision from the start.

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Big Tech has met the enemy — and it may be us

The startling rise of social media in less than 15 years has changed how people live, work, and play — largely for the better, but also in ways that have corrosive effects.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.



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