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"Foxconned": A Discussion With Lawrence Tabak

Adults Join us for a virtual discussion with Wisconsin journalist Lawrence Tabak about his new book on the Foxconn development, and the dangers of government incentives for economic development.

  • Attend Tue., 1/25/22, 78 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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