Zuckerberg, along with his board and management team, found ways to tap Facebook users’ data — including information about friends, relationships and photos — as leverage over the companies it partnered with. In some cases, Facebook would reward partners by giving them preferential access to certain types of user data while denying the same access to rival companies.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they are not better off financially than they were when Donald Trump was elected, casting doubt on whether economic expansion and a record bull market will boost the president’s re-election campaign in 2020.
…but the rich and corporations got their yuge tax cuts.
This is your world on Republicanism.
Robert E. Murray, the U.S. coal baron who pressed the Trump administration to help save America’s struggling miners, placed his company into bankruptcy as demand for the fossil fuel continues to weaken.
A new quarterly survey from the respected National Association for Business Economics shows the American economy slowing after an unprecedented 123 months of expansion following The Great Recession. That means that we’re beginning to see less hiring in the private sector and disappointing wages for new employees among middle-class suburbanites, a long-time Republican constituency now deserting the party in droves.
According to a new U.S. Army report, Americans could face a horrifically grim future from climate change involving blackouts, disease, thirst, starvation and war. The study found that the US military itself might also collapse. This could all happen over the next two decades, the report notes.
Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.
Prof Sir David King says he’s been scared by the number of extreme events, and he called for the UK to advance its climate targets by 10 years.
But the UN’s weather chief said using words like “scared” could make young people depressed and anxious.
Campaigners argue that people won’t act unless they feel fearful.