Local focus has never been more important

Local governments, people, and infrastructure are more important as American politics are nationalized.

Andrew Donaldson
5 min readMay 18, 2023

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It is inarguable that politics in America are nationalized. The rise of mass media and network news, followed by the smartphone revolution and social media explosion, was inevitably going to lead to interconnectivity. News…

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Andrew Donaldson

Writer. Mountaineer diaspora. Veteran. Managing Editor @ordinarytimemag on culture & politics, food writing @yonderandhome, Host @heardtellshow & other media