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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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Freethought Looking at 2013 and Beyond: a Round Table Discussion

Program for December 30, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Everybody is welcome to join in the discussion

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Holiday Reflections Without a Deity: A Group Discussion

Program for December 23, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Everybody is welcome to join in the discussion

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Fuel Me Twice …. The Pros and Cons of Mandated Ethanol in Gasoline

Program for December 16, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Kenneth S Schmitz, UMKC Professor of Physical Chemistry and Environmental Studies

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Real World Economics: Deficit Hysteria Debunked

Program for December 9, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall James Webb, Department of Economics, UMKC   The conventional wisdom on government deficits leads to disastrous results: facts and fallacies about  government debt and … Continue reading

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Social Security and Medicare: The Media Narrative versus Reality

Program for December 2, 2012. 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dave Kingsley, Ph.D., Professor of Statistics at KU Med Center, Department of Health Policy and Management; Senior rights advocate; Gray Panthers national board member, … Continue reading

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