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Is the United States a failed country?

by Nathaniel Smith, Politics: A View from West Chester, July 4, 2016 That term “failed state” (I prefer “country”*) is often tossed around in news reports to describe other countries, the most dramatic of which are predominantly Muslim countries like … Continue reading

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Interview with Lindy Li

by Nathaniel Smith, Politics: A View from West Chester, Recently I interviewed Lindy Li, a Princeton graduate who has been active in Chester County political life. On May 18 you gave a speech entitled “American audacity” at the United Nations … Continue reading

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Gun deaths and public life

by Nathaniel Smith, Politics: A View from West Chester, 4/23/16 In the midst of election turmoil and craziness, it can be discouraging to pay close attention to what goes on in public life. There is so much self-interest, hypocrisy, and … Continue reading

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On endorsements and superdelegates: let the people decide

By Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times of Chester County, April 19, 2016 I don’t need elected officials to tell me who to vote for I try to be appreciative of elected officials and the work they do. And I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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