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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“Where to Invade Next” – a film by Michael Moore

Program for July 24, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Where to Invade next?

A film by Michael Moore sponsored by Community of Reason KC in conjunction with International Workers of the World (IWW)

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A Report on the International Socialist Summit, Chicago 2016

Program for July 17, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Chris Hanlon, Activist

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Communities Creating Opportunities (CCO)

Program for July 10, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Eva Creydt Schulte, Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) President and CEO; Cierra
Marcett,
Community Organizer

CCO envisions a society with human dignity at the center of public life through community organizing, activating citizenship and political involvement (voting, early childhood education, racial equity, health access, moral economy)

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“The Safe Side of the Fence” (film documentary by Tony West)

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

St Louis Filmmakers Showcase: Best Documentary – Best Director

Official Selection St Louis International Film Festival

Story of workers at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical Company in separation of uranium for the Manhattan Project and current problems of nuclear waste in Westlake Land Fill, Coldwater Creek, and Weldon Spring Quarry

Film to be preceded by a T.V. interview with Tony West that gives background of his documentary

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From the Grass Roots

Program for June 26, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Derron Black, Political Activist, State Representative for District 23 candidate

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

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