TWELFTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY TODD KELSO MEMORIAL: Turtles in Time

Program for February 14, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Rachael Allen, Ph. D

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: How Allen Dulles Played Covert Hardball with the World and Its Implications for Today

Program for February 7, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Mike Hoey (convener and media specialist), Luis Flores, (moderator)

The round table discussion will revolve around David Talbot’s book, The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, CIA, & Rise of Am. Secret Govt

David Talbot taking about his book

Everyone is welcome to participate in the discussion

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Addressing Our Global Climate and Energy Crisis: Practical Energy Savings – One Building at a Time

Program for January 31, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

SPEAKER: Eric Kjelshus, Energy Heating and Cooling

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FOURTH ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM – Somewhere in America: Lessons from Our Utopian Communities

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

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Fred Whitehead, Poet, author, freethought historian and activist

An illustrated tour of places like New Harmony in Indiana, the Amanas in Iowa, and the Shakertowns in Kentucky.

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Question: What is Life All About?

Program for January 17, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301IMG_1394

Anton Jacobs, Writer/lecturer of sociology, philosophy and religion; K.C. Art Institute faculty; United Church of Christ clergyman; author of Religion and the Critical Mind, (Lexington Books, 2010)

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3:15 pm:  Town Hall Meeting (in Haag 301) moderated by Winston Apple on voter initiatives( Populistsinaction.org , AppleforMissouri.com , governmentbythepeople.org )

 

7:00 pm:  Debate watching party (in Haag 301)

Members and interested others are invited to participate in any or all these events as they so choose.    Everyone is welcome.

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The Bioethics Profession and Aging in the United States: Dangers Ahead

Program for January 10, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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David Kingsley”  Ph. D., Professor of Statistics (retired) at KU Med Center, Department of Health Policy and Management

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Why Do We Have 800 Overseas Military Bases?

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

David Carson and Luis Flores (moderators); Mike Hoey (media specialist)

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Psychobiology of Addiction

Program for December 27, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Nora

Nora Quiason Flores,  M.D.  Psychiatrist

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A Free Thought Discussion of Holiday Celebrations: Kwaanza

Program for December 20, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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Bette Tate Beaver, Executive Director, National Association for Multicultural Education (MANEorg.org) and Lewis Diuguid, KC Star editorial Board

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: What do you think of Contemporary American Foreign Policy?

Program for December 13, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

David Carson and Luis Flores (moderatorts); Mike Hoey (media specialist)

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