A tale of Two Energies: Thermodynamics and the Fate of Mankind

Program for October 2, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201

Kenneth S. Schmitz, Emeritus Professor of Biophysical Chemistry and Environmental Studies, UMKC

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Hannah Arendt’s Solution Reconciling Equality and Authority to Empower Local Democracy

Program for September 25, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201

Dennis Weiser, Author

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Disturbing Developments in American Politics

Program for September 18, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201IMG_1390

Max Skidmore, Professor of Political Science, UMKC, Thomas Jefferson Fellow

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Turkey and Gulen: What is Happening?

Program for September 11, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201

Argun Saatcioglu,  Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy studies, University of Kansas

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Round Table Discussion: Do We Need to Study War Some More?

Program for September 4, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201

CONVENERS:  Mike Hoey, Chris Hanlon and Luis Flores

Related links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba3dgDUtE9A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KCBH2QVLok

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Video of Yanis Varoufakis with Noam Chomsky discussing economics, politics, and Varoufakis’ experience as Greek Finance minister (April 26, 2016, New York Public Library)

Program for August 28, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201

Discussants: Hossien Bahmaie (economist), Mike Hoey, Luis Flores, and James Webb (economist)

link to video: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szIGZVrSAyc)

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From the Grass Roots

Program for August 21, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201

(This meeting will take place in Haag Hall, room 201 rather than in room 301)

Derron Black, Political activist

More than at any other time, a powerful message from the people is needed.

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Overpromotion of Entrepreneurship: A Critical Examination of a Sinister Dynamic

Program for August 14, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Dennis Weiser, current Affairs and speculative-fiction author

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Reclaiming Voter Control of Our Elections – A Round Table Discussion

Program for August 7, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Greg Hodes, (convener)

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United We win – Power to the People

AppleProgram for July 31, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Winston Apple, Political Activist, Newly elected member of the Democratic National Committee and candidate for Missouri Lieutenant Governor

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