By Dr. Binoy Kampmark – Global Research
Donald Trump, even without raising a single pen, or signing a single legal document, has already had a profound effect on activism in the United States. Much of this has taken form among the student body of various schools, a brushfire reaction of fury that has seen empty classrooms and vacated schools. Walkouts have taken place over two days. Instructors have followed.
Two days after the result, San Francisco witnessed gatherings of young protesters, most below voting age, marshalling themselves at the Civic Centre and effectively shutting down Market Street. Local journalists repaired to the scene in hurried enthusiasm, and helicopters were dispatched to film the gathering crowd. Would Trump’s America flare up, notably in parts of the country where his support was minimal?