Author Archives: James Webb

Mitochondrial Medicine:  An Update

Program for December  9, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Russell H Swerdlow, M.D.  Gene and Marge Sweeney Professor of Neurology at KU,   Director KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities (1st of a series)

Program for December  2, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301   Mehdi Shariati, Ph.D., (Economics and Sociology, emphasis on political economy), has published articles on various issues in global development, social change, etc. and … Continue reading

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The Lobby – USA” (Al Jazeera’s investigation of Israel’s covert influence in the U.S.) – CANCELLED

DUE TO THE FORECAST OF INCLEMENT WEATHER THE PROGRAM FOR THIS SUNDAY IS CANCELLED -o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o- Program for November 25, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Jamie Jackson, Jewish Voice for Peace and Ian H … Continue reading

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The Science Behind the Fast Times and Hard Life of Tyrannosaurus Rex

Program for November 18, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 David Burnham, Paleontologist, University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute.

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Ben Kjelshus

It is with deep sorrow we relay the passing of Ben Kjelshus, long time member, board member, friend, supporter and brother to those of us at CoR KC. November 9, 2018 A memorial service will be held Saturday November 17  … Continue reading

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The Elections – What Do They Mean?

Program for November 11, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Max J Skidmore, Ph.D., University of Missouri: Curators’ Professor of Political Science and Thomas Jefferson Fellow

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We’re Burning Up:  Climate Change Through the Lens Of Geometry

Program for November 4, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301   Kenneth S. Schmitz, UMKC Emeritus Professor of Biophysical Chemistry and Environmental Studies

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Pragmatism – A Conversation

Program for October 28, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 DATE: October 28, 2018 James Webb, UMKC economist and activist; and, Fred Whitehead, poet, author, freethought historian and activist; and,

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 “Dark Money” (award-winning documentary)

Program for October 21, 2018 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 James Webb (discussant) economist and activist

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“Working Together for a Beloved Multicultural Community: Embracing Dr. King’s Dream Through Multicultural Education”

Program for October 14, 2018 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Lewis Diuguid, author, journalist, editor, formerly with Kansas City Star, Harvard University’s Lois M. Lyons award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism; and, Bette … Continue reading

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