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Climate Disturbance, Moral Obligations and Existential Choices

Program for June 28, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Ben Kjelshus, MSW in Community Organization from UMC, Founder of KC Food Circle and longtime green activist; Mike Hoey, Rosemarie Woods, and Luis Flores … Continue reading

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Kansas City’s Pressing Issues: Human Rights, Urban Neglect, Mental Health, Minimum Wage and the Arts

Program for June 21, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Katherine Shields, Former Jackson County Executive (1995-2006) and presently City Council Candidate for 4th District-at-large

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Trees! Tress! Trees!

Program for June 14, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Wendy Sangster, Community Forester at Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center and Missouri Department of Conservation  

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION BOOK REVIEW: Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari

Program for June 7, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 CONVENERS: Dave Carson, non-cellphone owner;  Doug Greer, democratic socialist and reader of books; Mike Hoey, media specialist and; Ray Riepen, retired lawyer

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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 301 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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