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Living in Trump World
The cover story for this week’s U.S. 1 Newspaper offers four suggestions for “Living in Trump World.”
Cybersecurity aka soon-to-be-Princeton-resident-again Ed Felten
Obamacare re Uwe Reinhardt and Heather Howard
Climate change, re Palmer Square based Climate Central, which also had some pertinent and dismaying comments about Trump’s cabinet picks.
Influencing Congress, re Sam Wang’s views on redistrcting.
Richard K. Rein, in this column entitled Trump Won, You Lost, There’s Still Lots to Do, offers more suggestions for ‘how to fight back.” What struck me was his suggestions that the organizers of the January woman’s march come up with a particular cause. Because it is a grassroots effort, joined by many different organizations, one clear message is not coming through.
Rein hopes for that clear message:
What’s the point of this protest? Without one, the Trumpian response will be a Tweet to the effect that “a million women gather in Washington because they lost and don’t know what to do.”
He suggests: increasing the federal minimum wage to $12.50 an hour (it’s been stuck at $7.25 since 2009). What particular cause do YOU suggest?