Today the London School of Economics Student Union has a board in the middle of campus to elicit reactions to the US election.


Posts range from lingering Bernie enthusiasts lamenting “Bernie 4 Life”, to gut reactions “YUCK!” and “SCARED”, mixed in with some positive sentiments “#MAGA” and “#Winning”.

People around the world have been gathering together and trying to cope, as well as planning concrete actions in the months to come such as the Million Women’s March on January 21, 2017.

I’m certainly still coping, trying to develop the appropriate response. On the wall I wrote “Losers of globalization strike back”

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