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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 301 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   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, … Continue reading

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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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Finding the Truth About the Bloch School Rankings

Program for March 22, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Mara Rose Williams and Mike Hendricks, Senior Staff writers for the Kansas City Star        

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We Can Change the Debate Around Government Spending: Mobilizing the Community to Meet Community’s needs

Program for March 15, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Ira Harritt, Program Coordinator in Kansas City of AFSC (American Friends Service Committee)

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We Don’t Talk About Race Here. How Impression Management, Niceness, and Conformity Stifle Change: An Outsider Perspective

Program for March 8, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Michèle Foster, Professor and Sherman Family Endowed Chair of Urban Education Research/Executive Director, Urban Education Research Center

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Is the Nation State Dying? Is Single Payer Possible? Is Closing Overseas Military Bases Possible? (third of a series)

Program for March 1, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 David Carson (non-cellphone owner and convener), Luis Flores, (moderator), Mike Hoey (media specialist), and, Ray Riepen, (retired bookseller and convener) Everyone is welcome to … Continue reading

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Let’s Make the World a Better Place and Save the Human Race

Program for February 22, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Winston Apple,  Founder of PopulistinAction.org,  author of  Edutopia, A Manifesto for the Reform of Public Education.

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ELEVENTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY KELSO MEMORIAL: There is More to Evolution Than Natural Selection

Program for February 15, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Mindy L Walker, Ph.D., Evolutionary Geneticist, Associate Professor of Biology, Rockhurst University

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