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FDR, World Peace and Religious Pluralism

Program for March 27, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Barry Speert, Educator and Journalist seen on KCPT 2016 is the 75th anniversary year of Franklin Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms”

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The Climate Crisis: Threats and Opportunities

Program for March 20, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Craig Wolfe,  Communications Director for Kansas Sierra Club, trained by Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps, singer/song writer with the musical group Soular (songs … Continue reading

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Morals and Markets: Human Trafficking Policy, NGOs and Neoliberal Markets

Program for March 13, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Marcy Quiason, graduate studies, Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of Kansas Marcy will discuss ways that current human trafficking circulates racialized … Continue reading

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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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