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Dying in America: Why We Make Poor End-of-Life Decisions

Program for March 10, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Kim Login,  M.A., Hospice Director

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Integration: Progress or Regress?

Program for March 3, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301  Richard Mabion, community and environmental activist and Sierra Club Board member

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Storing Wind Energy: Clean, Safe, Affordable Alternative to Coal, Gas or Nuclear Power

Program for February 24, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Joe Spease, CEO of WindSoftly that develops wind/CAES projects, Chairman of the Hydraulic Fracturing Committee of the Kansas Sierra Club. Wind/compressed energy storage systems (CAES) are … Continue reading

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Damn Good Company

Program for February 17, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall NINTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY TODD KELSO MEMORIAL Luis Granados; Author, Washington Attorney, contributed articles on the history of religion to Secular Nation, Free Inquiry and the Humanist “Damned Good … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Flightlessness: A Three-Point Landing for the Origin of Flight, 3rd in the series

Program for February 10, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, David Burnham, Ph. D., Paleontologist, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas We will discuss  the dinosaur-like birds (bird-like dinosaurs), velociraptor and bambiraptor ( discovered and named by … Continue reading

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Stop Local Deal-Making for Nuclear Weapons Parts: Vote!!

Program for February 3, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Jane Stover and Rachel MacNair, members of PeaceWorks KC Kansas City is making history with the April 2 ballot measure to prevent further financial … Continue reading

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Teddy Roosevelt, Bully Pulpits and Social Progress Today

Program for January 27, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag HallBarry Speert, Educator and broadcast journalist Barack Obama launched the campaign for his second presidential term as a modern-day Theodore Roosevelt, reviving memories of T.R.’s advocacy … Continue reading

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Seeds of the 60’s – Martin Luther King … “Django Unchained”

Program for January 20, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM Rev.  Michael Gilgannon, Catholic Missionary in Bolivia for 38 years; and, Joe White, Community Organizer Analysis and debate of social change, … Continue reading

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A Three-Point Landing for the Origin ot Flight: The Four-Winged Wonders (2nd in the Series)

Program for January 13, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall David A Burnham, Ph.D., Paleontologist, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas The four-winged gliders, supposed feathered “dinosaurs,” e.g. Microraptors, are new discoveries out of China – … Continue reading

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Animal Factories: The Poster Child for Inappropriate Technology

Program for January 6, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Craig Volland, Qualified Environmental Professional, Chair of the Agricultural Committee of the Kansas Chapter Sierra Club The misguided and dangerous technologies utilized in the processing … Continue reading

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