The Cost: Compassion Wins Over Power 3 to 1

  (DGIwire) — What is more important to voters: Power or Compassion? A New York City audience recently made its voice heard by decisively voting for Compassion. The votes were cast just before a reading of The Cost, a stage play written by Aquaila Shene Barnes and directed by Barbara Montgomery, at the BMCC Tribeca […]

The Next Debate: Power vs. Compassion

(DGIwire) – Power vs. Compassion: If given the chance, which one would most voters choose as more important? On Saturday, October 22, 2016, an answer will come from a New York City audience at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. The venue will host a reading of The Cost, a stage play written by Aquaila […]

In Local Politics, Environmentalism Counts

(DGIwire) — Are voters concerned with environmental policies and issues at the ballot box? Research shows that at national-level elections, the environment barely comes to the surface. Instead, voters are prioritizing many other issues: the economy, national security, health care, education, immigration. Americans—even self-identified environmentalists—put the environment and climate change near the bottom of their […]

Freedom: Defined in 10

(DGIwire)  I give a lot of speeches and interviews.  Often I have to begin simply by explaining what libertarianism is. Always I’m looking for effective ways to convey the essential libertarian ideas. So today I’m just setting out very briefly my Top 10 Ways to Talk about Freedom. 10.  When I talk in the broadest […]

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