Important events and links
- “Shining Light on Dark Politics," by Max Skidmore published is the current issue of Poverty and Public Policy 8:3 (September 2016). Link to the article http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pop4.146/full.
- See Climate Disruption, Moral Obligations and Existential Choices by Ben Kjelshus in our Essays page
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May 8, 2011 Anthony N Caruso, UMKC Assistant Professor of Physics. This lecture/discussion uses scientific pursuit as a stage for exploring and exploiting the absolute.
May 1, 2011 Bob Suckiel, 40 years with 4 railroads as Engineer, Conductor, Brakeman, Switchman and laid tracks. He was joined by his wife, Diana Suckiel. A commemoration of the struggle for the 8-hour Day, the Hay Market Massacre and … Continue reading
April 24, 2011 Tom Klammer, Host of “Tell Somebody,” a weekly public affairs show broadcast every Tuesday at 6 pm 90.1 fm KKFI American journalism is in a deep, profound and existential crisis that is also an existential crisis for … Continue reading
Sunday, April 17 Venida Chenault, Ph. D., Social Welfare, Prairie Band Potawatomi/Kickapoo, Vice President for Academics, Haskell Indian Nations University. In her recently published book (March 2011) Weaving Strength, Weaving Power: Violence and Abuse Against Indigenous Women, Dr. Chenault exposes … Continue reading
Michael Kruger, UMKC Chairman Physics Department Michael reviewed the interplay of different forms of energy in sports, with emphasis on bungee jumping, pole vaulting and baseball.
April 3, 2011 Anton Jacobs, Ph. D. Sociology, lecturer in Philosophy and Religion at K.C. Art Institute, United Church of Christ Clergyman. Dr. Jacobs discussed his book, Religion and the Critical Mind (published in September 2010 by Lexington books) which … Continue reading
Sunday, March 27, 2011 We examined how to develop a relocalized, sustainable, self-reliant food system. Left: Steve Mann, Squash Blossom Food Buying Club Director and Kansas City Food Policy Coalition Right: Ben Kjelshus, Founder, Kansas City Food Circle … Continue reading
March 20, 2011 Max J Skidmore, Curators’ Professor of Political Science and Thomas Jefferson Fellow An assessment of the Obama administrations’ legislative record to date.
Sunday, 13, 2011 Melvin Page, Jr. Why enlightenment and not the Church, has always paved the way to our brightest future
Sunday, March 6, 2011 Rob Amerine (Parkinson’s patient), Mark Pedersen (Fibromyalgia patient),Greg Terry (Crohn’s disease patient), Greg Preuss, and Emi Pedersen. The group viewed and discussed the film “What if cannabis cured cancer?” along with current relevant Missouri legislation. Related … Continue reading