Important events and links
- Check out "The Looming Health Care Crisis: What does it Portend for Medicare," by Dave Kingsley; on the Essays tab on this site.
- “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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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
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.
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
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
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