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A PANEL DISCUSSION: What Do Young Activists Think Are the Problems?

Program for March 6, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 James Webb (moderator)

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Racism in Kansas City: a Short History

Program for February 28, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Garrett S. Griffin, member, Democratic Socialists of America; author of Racism in Kansas City: A Short History; and, a political writer for WeekendCollective.com. Links … Continue reading

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The Paris Climate Agreement and the Fight for a Livable World

Program for February 21, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 John Fish Kurmann, community activist and lead coordinator of 350KC, the local arm of the 350.org international grassroots climate action movement

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TWELFTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY TODD KELSO MEMORIAL: Turtles in Time

Program for February 14, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Rachael Allen, Ph. D., Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri Kansas City

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: How Allen Dulles Played Covert Hardball with the World and Its Implications for Today

Program for February 7, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Mike Hoey (convener and media specialist), Luis Flores, (moderator) The round table discussion will revolve around David Talbot’s book, The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, … Continue reading

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Addressing Our Global Climate and Energy Crisis: Practical Energy Savings – One Building at a Time

Program for January 31, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 SPEAKER: Eric Kjelshus, Energy Heating and Cooling

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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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