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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Is There Any Essential Difference Between the Republicans and the Democrats?

Program for November 30, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Moderators: David Carson, local Freethinker and non-motorist; and, Ray Riepen, retired lawyer. Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. The following conferences and … Continue reading

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Aging, Poverty, Income Inequality and Health Care Costs: Myth versus Reality

Program for November 23, 2014 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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Climate Change Efforts in Kansas City: An Evaluation

Program for November 16, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Michael Hoey, Freethinker, local activist

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The Economics of Fear Mongering and Manipulation

Program for November 9, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301   James L. Webb, UMKC Economics Department and Social Science Consortium, and CoR President

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES: What is happening to religion? (second in a New Testament series)

Program for November 2, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301  Don Bell, retired Presbyterian Minister, Biblical scholar We will discuss religion in a world of increasing “holy ignorance,” secularism, globalization and the separation of … Continue reading

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An American’s Experience in Occupied Palestine

Program for October 26, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Billi Jo Larmore, member of Citizens for Justice in the Middle East (who has travelled to Palestine three times).

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Exploring Community with Nature and People

Program for October 19, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Marty Kraft, Environmental and gardening educator, Earth Day organizer

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A conversation with State Representative Brandon Ellington, Member of the Missouri House

Program for October 12, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Brandon Ellington, State Representative, 22d District of the Missouri House A town hall meeting with Representative Brandon Ellington, 22d District

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Interpreting the New Testament (first in a New Testament series)

Program for October 5, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Don Bell, retired Presbyterian Minister, Biblical scholar What premise does one use to begin talking about the New Testament?

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The Impact of International Trade and Investment Agreements

Program for September 28, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Hendrik F. Van den Berg, Ph. D., Professor of Economics at the University of  Nebraska Dr. Van Den Berg returns from Columbia, South America … Continue reading

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