Kansas City Public Schools:  The Fix

Program for November 26, 2017
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Tom Love, former Kansas State Representative

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Movie: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (by Greg Palast)

Program for November 19, 2017
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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

This presentation is cosponsored by Community of Reason KC and The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the International Workers of the World (IWW)

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Looking at the Future of Newspapers

Program for November 12, 2017
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Lee Judge, political cartoonist and sports writer, Kansas City Star

Please note that we now meet from 2 pm till 4 pm

 

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A State in Moral Crisis

Program for November 5, 2017
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

 

 

Rev. Dr. Rodney E Williams, Pastor, Swope Parkway United Christian Church: President, Kansas City Branch of NAACP


Please note that from here on out we shall meet from 2 pm till 4 pm every Sunday


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The Kansas Freethought Trail

Program for October 29, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Fred Whitehead, poet, author, freethought historian and activist

Following Tom Flynn’s recent talk on developing a Missouri Freethought Trail, Fred Whitehead will present selected sites and themes relating to the rationalist and humanist heritage of the Sunflower State, including the Appeal to Reason newspaper and Little Blue Books of Girard, geologist Benjamin Franklin Mudge of Manhattan, Etta Semple of Ottawa and others.

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Journalism on Fire

Program for October 22, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Joe Robertson , Kansas City Star reporter and feature writer

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Self-Inflicted Wounds: Why America’s Health Care System Costs So Much and Works So Poorly

Program for October 15, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

James L Webb, economist and activist

 

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Time Change for Sunday Programs in November

Beginning November 5 and thereafter the starting time for COR Sunday Programs is 2:00. We hope to get more attendance at the later time.

Thanks,

James Webb, COR President

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Flint Hills Burning: Myth and Reality

Program for October 8, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Craig Volland, Sierra Club chair of air quality and agriculture – Kansas Chapter

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Stigma of Mental Illness

Program for October 1, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Steve Arkin, M.D., neurology, St. Luke’s Hospital, co-founder of SpeakUp Foundation (www.SpeakUp.us)

Longstanding neurologists in K.C. tragically lost their son in 2015 to depression and anxiety.  Drs. Arkin now speaks to educate and create awareness of these illnesses to break the stigma for teenagers

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