American towns and states are laboratories of innovation and democracy. In an more and more globalized entire world, they also support redefine how we believe about U.S. diplomacy.
The COVID-19 pandemic confirmed that regional governments — town, condition, county — are at the heart of addressing elaborate international threats that overlook nationwide borders. Our communities confront other troubles, from terrorism to local weather adjust, that involve innovation and global collaboration. That collaboration that should start out at property.