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Synesthesia: The Lucky Few with Mixed Senses

Program for Sunday, July 17, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dr. Christopher T. Lovelace, Professor, Department of Psychology. A discussion of the sensory traits of synesthesia – how common is it and what’s … Continue reading

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Climate Change: The Definitive Issue of Our Times

Program for Sunday, July 10, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dennis Murphey, Chief Environmental Officer for the City of Kansas City, MO. Mr. Murphey discussed climate change protection and sustainability in Kansas City … Continue reading

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A Sober Look at the Deficit Hysteria: The Ryan Plan, Social Security and Medicare

Program for Sunday, July 3, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Max J. Skidmore, Curator’s Professor of Political Science UMKC and Thomas Jefferson Fellow Editorial comment: Why Max Skidmore’s Talk is something that everyone … Continue reading

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The Emergence of Marriage as a Marker of Class

Program for Sunday, June 26, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall June Carbone, Smith Professor of Law. UMKC Law School, Co-author of Red Families and Blue Families College graduates who marry now have the … Continue reading

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Juneteenth: Where Have We Been and Where are We Going

Program for Sunday, June 19, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Airick Leonard West, President, Board of Directors KCMSD

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Keeping the Movement Moving

Program for Sunday, June 12, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall David Silverman, President of American Atheists How the American Atheist Organization is supporting activism and leading the movement into the future.

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Free Thinking in Kansas City and Beyond

June 5, 2011 Sarah Hargreaves, founder and Organizer of the Skeptical Woman’s Group; Veronica Houghton and Jesse Dirks, Kansas City free thinkers. Conrad Hudson, President of KU Society of Open-Minded Atheists and Agnostics KUsoma and  Representative of the Secular Student … Continue reading

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Nicolai Vavilov: A Martyr to Science Under Stalin

May 29th presentation Dr. Fred Whitehead, Free Thought Historian. Dr. Whitehead gave a brief history of a pioneer of plant genetics who starved to death in a Russian jail.

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Government Debt and Deficits: A Phony Crisis

Sunday, May 22, 2011 Stephanie Kelton, UMKC Associate Professor of Economics Understanding of the ability of the U.S. government to create money reveals the fallacy of the danger of the federal debt and deficit. For more information click on this … Continue reading

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Geology and Health

Sunday, May 15, 2011 Syed Hasan, Ph. D., UMKC Professor of Geosciences Damage and lives lost due in recent natural disasters dramatizes the importance of geologic processes for human health and well-being, a new subspeciality in the Geosciences . Dr. … Continue reading

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