ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Is There Any Essential Difference Between the Republicans and the Democrats?

Program for November 30, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Moderators: David Carson, local Freethinker and non-motorist; and, Ray Riepen, retired lawyer.

Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion.

 

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Aging, Poverty, Income Inequality and Health Care Costs: Myth versus Reality

Program for November 23, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301DSC00168

David E Kingsley, Ph. D., Professor of Statistics (retired) at KU Med Center, Department of Health Policy and Management

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Climate Change Efforts in Kansas City: An Evaluation

Program for November 16, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Michael Hoey, Freethinker, local activist

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The Economics of Fear Mongering and Manipulation

Program for November 9, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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James L. Webb, UMKC Economics Department and Social Science Consortium, and CoR President

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES: What is happening to religion? (second in a New Testament series)

Program for November 2, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301img_1254

 Don Bell, retired Presbyterian Minister, Biblical scholar

We will discuss religion in a world of increasing “holy ignorance,” secularism, globalization and the separation of religion and culture.

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An American’s Experience in Occupied Palestine

Program for October 26, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Billi Jo

Billi Jo Larmore, member of Citizens for Justice in the Middle East (who has travelled to Palestine three times).

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Exploring Community with Nature and People

Program for October 19, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Marty Kraft, Environmental and gardening educator, Earth Day organizer

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A conversation with State Representative Brandon Ellington, Member of the Missouri House

Program for October 12, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Ellington

Brandon Ellington, State Representative, 22d District of the Missouri House

A town hall meeting with Representative Brandon Ellington, 22d District

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Interpreting the New Testament (first in a New Testament series)

Program for October 5, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Don Bell, retired Presbyterian Minister, Biblical scholarimg_1254

What premise does one use to begin talking about the New Testament?

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The Impact of International Trade and Investment Agreements

Program for September 28, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Hendrick

Hendrik F. Van den Berg, Ph. D., Professor of Economics at the University of  Nebraska

Dr. Van Den Berg returns from Columbia, South America to discuss international trade agreements being negotiated with developing countries.

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