Gianna Palmer is a guest blogger for Betabeat.
An Apple manufacturing plant in Brooklyn? Conventional wisdom says fat chance. After all, recent reports allege the company relies pretty heavily on cheap, abused, non-American workers.
But apparently Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz isn’t afraid to dream.
“Just like the Mayor had a competition for Roosevelt Island, I’m suggesting another competition to create a high-tech manufacturing zone,” Mr. Markowitz told the Daily News. “We desperately need manufacturing jobs.”