Community of Reason will take a break, July 2018

We are on break for the month of July.

Have a fine summer and stay strong

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The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States (a documentary narrated by Roger Waters)

Program for May 27, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Jamie Jackson, (discussant), activist for criminal justice reform and Palestinian human rights, member of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) and host on KKFI

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An Inside look at City Hall

Program for June 17th, 2018  

2:00 pm until 4:pm at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

An Inside look at City Hall: A conversation with Alissia Canady  councilwoman from the fifth district.

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The War on Drugs is the New Jim Crow: The Case of Tulia, Texas

Program for June 10, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

James L Webb, UMKC economist

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Astro __?__ : Debunking Common Myths (Including Astrology); Mars And Earth Getting Close in July

Program for June 3, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Jackie Beucher, astronomer, vice president of the Astronomical Society of Kansas City

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Republican Party Takeover by the Religious Right

Program for May 27, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301  

Charles Broomfield, former history and government teacher, county state legislator, county judge/commissioner and consultant

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A Conversation with Frank White Jr.: KC Royals All-Star to Jackson County Executive

Program for May 20, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301  

Frank White Jr., Jackson Country Executive

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LABORFEST: Labor Day Extended

Program for May 13, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301  

Diana and Bob Suckiel: Diana is a Retired Union Plumber, Local 8; For 4 decades Bob was a railroad engineer, conductor, brakeman, switchman, laid tracks and Teamsters Union member. The couple have performed from the Barre Vermont Labor Hall to a Vancouver Folk Festival. Judy and Bill Clause: Judy is a retired teacher and member of a teacher’s union; Bill was with KKFI, is a labor activist and past member of the Kansas City Labor Council:A commemoration of the struggle for the 8-hour Day, the Hay Market Massacre and the coming of industrial unionism in spoken word and songs from 1868 to the present, featuring Eugene V. Debs, Mother Jones, IWW, and the struggle for the dignity of work.  The group will also commemorate the 103th anniversary of the Murder of Joe Hill in Salt Lake City (executed, November 1915)

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“Tales from the Campaign Trail” or “Getting to Know Your Local Skinhead”

Program for May 6, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301  

Michael Caddell, Democratic Socialist, Radio Free Kansas executive producer, 2016 candidate 47th District Kansas House of Representatives.

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”CoR KC with Food Not Bombs and the International Workers of the World (IWW) present, ‘The United States: The Great Incarcerator,’ (a documentary facilitated by an inmate)”

Program for April 29, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301  

Christian Wade, (discussant), member of the Greater Kansas City Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

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