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Racism, Social Science and Eugenics From Plato to Neoconservatives

Program for October 16, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201   David Kingsley,  Ph. D.   Link to Dr. Kingsley’s talk   http://www.communityofreasonkc.org/essays-in-science-and-philosophy/racism-social-science-eugenics-from-plato-to-neoconservatives-a-talk-by-dave-kingsley-phd/

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The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation

Program for October 9, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201 Mary Spence, Co-Chair of the Raising of America, Kansas City Campaign representing Communities Creating Opportunities (CCO)

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A tale of Two Energies: Thermodynamics and the Fate of Mankind

Program for October 2, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201 Kenneth S. Schmitz, Emeritus Professor of Biophysical Chemistry and Environmental Studies, UMKC

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Hannah Arendt’s Solution Reconciling Equality and Authority to Empower Local Democracy

Program for September 25, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201 Dennis Weiser, Author

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Disturbing Developments in American Politics

Program for September 18, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201 Max Skidmore, Professor of Political Science, UMKC, Thomas Jefferson Fellow

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Turkey and Gulen: What is Happening?

Program for September 11, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201 Argun Saatcioglu,  Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy studies, University of Kansas

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Round Table Discussion: Do We Need to Study War Some More?

Program for September 4, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201 CONVENERS:  Mike Hoey, Chris Hanlon and Luis Flores Related links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba3dgDUtE9A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KCBH2QVLok

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Video of Yanis Varoufakis with Noam Chomsky discussing economics, politics, and Varoufakis’ experience as Greek Finance minister (April 26, 2016, New York Public Library)

Program for August 28, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201 Discussants: Hossien Bahmaie (economist), Mike Hoey, Luis Flores, and James Webb (economist) link to video: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szIGZVrSAyc)

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From the Grass Roots

Program for August 21, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 201 (This meeting will take place in Haag Hall, room 201 rather than in room 301) Derron Black, Political activist More than at any other … Continue reading

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Overpromotion of Entrepreneurship: A Critical Examination of a Sinister Dynamic

Program for August 14, 2016 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Dennis Weiser, current Affairs and speculative-fiction author

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