How does ‘e-lancing’ fit in with Trump’s promised jobs boom?

Donald Trump won the presidency by promising to create a jobs boom for the middle-wage worker. It’s questionable whether sorting YouTube videos of dancing babies is what voters exactly had in mind. Yet that’s the kind of work that Rochelle LaPlante, 34, has ended up doing. She quit a salaried office job in Seattle to spend more time with her family, but to help pay the bills she’s taking up “e-lancing” — performing digital tasks, such as categorizing online content. For all of Trump’s evocation of re-industrializing the future, from reopening coal mines to reviving manufacturing, LaPlante’s new gig epitomizes the type of work that is increasingly available to America right here and now. While online projects allow LaPlante to keep busy, at her own pace, and earn more than…

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