What’s Next KC? Top 5 Issues Facing Metro-Area Policymakers

Program for May 31, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Jolie Justus,  4th District Kansas City Council Candidate

 

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3700 Aggravated Assaults in Kansas City in 2014

Program for May 24, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Sasteh

Sasteh Mosley, CEO of E.M.W.O.T

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Program for May 17, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Stefan Offenbach, Ph. D., Clinical Psychology

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CONTINUED ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION of Naomi Klein’s book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs the Climate (2014)

Program for May 10, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Mike Hoey and Luis Flores, (moderators), Winston Apple (http://www.winstonapple.com, http://www.populistsinaction.org/), Anne
McGregor
, and Bill Mullins(https://www.newschallenge.org/profiles/BillPKS/contributions.html) will focus on local initiatives.

Link to a critique of Naomi Klein’s book  http://jdeanicite.typepad.com/i_cite/2015/03/this-changes-some-things.html

Link to a PDF copy of Naomi Klein’s book http://archive.org/details/pdfy-Skb-ch_k7psDm90Q

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LABORFEST

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

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: Diana and Bob Suckiel:Diana is a Retired Union Plumber, Local 8; Bob worked 40 years with 4 railroads as engineer, conductor, brakeman, switchman and laid tracks. He is a retired member of the Teamsters Union. The couple performed labor shows from Barre, Vermont (famous labor Hall there) to a folk festival in Vancouver, Canada

suckielA 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 100th anniversary of the Murder (execution) of Joe Hill in Salt Lake City

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What Do We Really Know About Our Cellphones?

Program for April 26, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Elizabeth Stoddard, Ph. D., Associate Professor, UMKC, Physics and Astronomy

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Chronicles of Bly, Kansas” (a film based on the fiction of Robert Day)

Program for April 19, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301IMG_1508

Fred Whitehead, Poet, author freethought historian and activist

Copies of the book will be available for purchase

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Well Excuse Me for Dying: Myths & Realities of the Economics of Death in the United States

Program for April 12, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION of Naomi Klein’s book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs the Climate (2014)

Program for April 5, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Mike Hoey and Luis Flores, (moderators)

Link to a critique of Naomi Klein’s book, http://jdeanicite.typepad.com/i_cite/2015/03/this-changes-some-things.html

Link to a PDF copy of Naomi Klein’s book, http://archive.org/details/pdfy-Skb-ch_k7psDm90Q

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Potpourri of the History of Medicine

Program for March 29, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Bruce Hodges, M.D. Medical Director of Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center of
Excellence

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