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Revealed: Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws

In an internal Facebook document, the company said it faced an ‘uphill battle’ against ‘overly prescriptive new laws’. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Social network targeted legislators around the world, promising or threatening to withhold investment Facebook has targeted politicians around the world – including the

Robert Reich: Another tax scam for the rich

(Getty/mediaphotos) Hard to believe, but the Trump administration is proposing yet another massive tax windfall for the rich. It would be to reduce their capital gains taxes. Those are taxes on the increased value of their stocks and bonds, businesses, and other valuables, when they