Facebook has two major problems, privacy and propaganda, which may lead to government regulation over the private company. Facebook is the biggest provider of news in the US, with a long track record of censorship, and it has the power to turn election results. Google and Facebook control 90% of the digital advertisement market. In addition, Americans’ privacy has been grossly violated because they have not understood the User Agreement.
Currently, there are 2 million Americans addicted to opioid drugs, and more than 300,000 people have died from opioids since 2000. The Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 shackled the DEA from cracking down on Big Pharma drug traffickers who sell millions of opioid pills to small pharmacies and clinics who, in turn, sell the pills to street dealers. There is no excuse for Congress refusing to repeal the law now, except that parts of the federal government support the opioid industry.
Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers has threatened to pull its business from Wells Fargo unless it severs ties with the National Rifle Association and gun manufacturers. So far, the bank is resisting- a bank official said that he did not believe that the American public wants banks to decide which legal products consumers can and cannot buy. [Conservatives are on the defensive and need to become highly organized like their opposition on the left.]