Rinaldo Del Gallo writes an open letter to the Pittsfield City Council about the truth regarding Styrofoam.
Rinaldo Del Gallo’s column on “Instant Runoff Voting,” and how it would preserve the will of the majority, allows everyone to meaningfully vote, and can (if desired) eliminate the cost of primaries. “If any given candidate gets a majority of the first choice votes (not a mere plurality), that candidate wins. But if no candidate has a majority, the candidate cannot win with a mere plurality and there is an ‘instant run-off election.’”
Rinaldo reviews the 2015 Tanglewood Season.
Rinaldo Del Gallo talks about his efforts to ban Styrofoam and single-use plastic bags by placing proposed bans on warrant articles throughout Berkshire County.
“Can you guess what it is? It is the leading cause of global warming, species extinction, rain forest destruction, habitat destruction, water pollution and ocean dead zones. If you guessed burning coal, forestry, transportation, human waste, human trash, industry, fracking, burning fossil fuels or nuclear energy you would be wrong. The answer is animal husbandry.”
“[U]nder our present system, third parties will never develop. A major political party has not evolved since the American Civil War, and even before that there were only a few.
The cure for this non-development of third parties is instant run off voting . . .”
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE
“Demise of a colossus” is a column by Rinaldo Del Gallo on the demise of the American Chestnut and efforts to restore it.
Rinaldo Del Gallo writes about a Berkshire resident’s role in the United Nation’s International Day of Peace.
THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE