Ferguson: A Report From Occupied Territory

Program for December 4, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

David Roediger, Professor of American Studies at University of Kansas

Orlando de Guzman’s 2015 film will be shown and discussed

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Climate Emergency!

Program for November 27, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Craig Wolfe-3

Craig Wolfe, Communications Director for Kansas Sierra Club, trained by Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps, singer/song writer with the musical group Soular (songs about our earth)

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How to Build a Community

Program for November 20, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Dre Taylor, Founder of Nile Valley Aquaponics

This program has been moved to January 8, 2017

Instead we will show one of the following video documentaries

We will show one of the following video documentaries instead:

  • “The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation”
    Episode 4: “Confronting Childhood PTSD in America’s Shell-Shocked Cities,”  (raisingofAmerica.org)
  • “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits,” (gregpalast.com)
    by Greg Palast

Please consult the weblinks for more information

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Does Evidence Still Matter – Do We Jump Hastily From headlines to Conclusions? – Reflections from 40 Years’ in Radiation and Nuclear Safety

Program for November 13, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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William Mullins, Founder Kessler Institute

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REPORT FROM STANDING ROCK: Opposing the Dakota Pipeline

Program for November 6, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Royall Hall, Room 104

SALUTING A HISTORIC MOMENT

REPORT FROM STANDING ROCK

Opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline

In Defense of Water and the Environment

David Kingfisher, M.D., J.D.

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The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation (part 3)

Program for October 30, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201Mary_Spence

Mary Spence,  Co-Chair of the Raising of America, Kansas City Campaign representing Communities Creating Opportunities (CCO).

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The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation (part 2)

Program for October 23, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201Mary_Spence

Mary Spence, Co-Chair of the Raising of America, Kansas City Campaign representing Communities Creating Opportunities (CCO).

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Racism, Social Science and Eugenics From Plato to Neoconservatives

Program for October 16, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201

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David Kingsley,  Ph. D.

 

Link to Dr. Kingsley’s talk   http://www.communityofreasonkc.org/essays-in-science-and-philosophy/racism-social-science-eugenics-from-plato-to-neoconservatives-a-talk-by-dave-kingsley-phd/

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The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation

Program for October 9, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201Mary_Spence

Mary Spence, Co-Chair of the Raising of America, Kansas City Campaign representing Communities Creating Opportunities (CCO)

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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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