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FOURTH ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM – Somewhere in America: Lessons from Our Utopian Communities

Program for January 24, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Fred Whitehead, Poet, author, freethought historian and activist An illustrated tour of places like New Harmony in Indiana, the Amanas in Iowa, and the … Continue reading

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Question: What is Life All About?

Program for January 17, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Anton Jacobs, Writer/lecturer of sociology, philosophy and religion; K.C. Art Institute faculty; United Church of Christ clergyman; author of Religion and the Critical Mind, … Continue reading

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The Bioethics Profession and Aging in the United States: Dangers Ahead

Program for January 10, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 David Kingsley”  Ph. D., Professor of Statistics (retired) at KU Med Center, Department of Health Policy and Management

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Why Do We Have 800 Overseas Military Bases?

Program for January 3, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 David Carson and Luis Flores (moderators); Mike Hoey (media specialist)

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Psychobiology of Addiction

Program for December 27, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Nora Quiason Flores,  M.D.  Psychiatrist

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A Free Thought Discussion of Holiday Celebrations: Kwaanza

Program for December 20, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Bette Tate Beaver, Executive Director, National Association for Multicultural Education (MANEorg.org) and Lewis Diuguid, KC Star editorial Board

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: What do you think of Contemporary American Foreign Policy?

Program for December 13, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 David Carson and Luis Flores (moderatorts); Mike Hoey (media specialist)

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Facilitating the Education of Women in Rural Kenya

Program for December 6, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301   Ruth Schukman-Dakotas, President, Friends of St. Anne’s Girl’s School – Kapkemich, Kenya

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Mass Shootings, Mass Killings, Mass Murderers

Program for November 29, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 MODERATORS: Fred Whitehead and David Carson; Mike Hoey (media specialist) New York Times article  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/04/us/mass-murderers-fit-profile-as-do-many-others-who-dont-kill.html?ref=us&_r=0  one from Counterpunch.org         http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/10/23/the-great-mental-illness-hoax-rampage-killings-and-the-gun-culture/ Power Point used Perspectives on Gun Violence … Continue reading

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The New Jim Crow

Program for November 22, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301   James Webb, Department of Economics, UMKC; President, Community of Reason, community activist The “war on drugs” is the rebirth of Jim Crow policies.

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