Question: What is Life All About?

Program for January 17, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301IMG_1394

Anton Jacobs, Writer/lecturer of sociology, philosophy and religion; K.C. Art Institute faculty; United Church of Christ clergyman; author of Religion and the Critical Mind, (Lexington Books, 2010)

Apple

 

3:15 pm:  Town Hall Meeting (in Haag 301) moderated by Winston Apple on voter initiatives( Populistsinaction.org , AppleforMissouri.com , governmentbythepeople.org )

 

7:00 pm:  Debate watching party (in Haag 301)

Members and interested others are invited to participate in any or all these events as they so choose.    Everyone is welcome.

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The Bioethics Profession and Aging in the United States: Dangers Ahead

Program for January 10, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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David Kingsley”  Ph. D., Professor of Statistics (retired) at KU Med Center, Department of Health Policy and Management

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Why Do We Have 800 Overseas Military Bases?

Program for January 3, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

David Carson and Luis Flores (moderators); Mike Hoey (media specialist)

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Psychobiology of Addiction

Program for December 27, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Nora

Nora Quiason Flores,  M.D.  Psychiatrist

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A Free Thought Discussion of Holiday Celebrations: Kwaanza

Program for December 20, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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Bette Tate Beaver, Executive Director, National Association for Multicultural Education (MANEorg.org) and Lewis Diuguid, KC Star editorial Board

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: What do you think of Contemporary American Foreign Policy?

Program for December 13, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

David Carson and Luis Flores (moderatorts); Mike Hoey (media specialist)

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Facilitating the Education of Women in Rural Kenya

Program for December 6, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Ruth

 

Ruth Schukman-Dakotas, President, Friends of St. Anne’s Girl’s School – Kapkemich, Kenya

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Mass Shootings, Mass Killings, Mass Murderers

Program for November 29, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

MODERATORS: Fred Whitehead and David Carson; Mike Hoey (media specialist)

New York Times article  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/04/us/mass-murderers-fit-profile-as-do-many-others-who-dont-kill.html?ref=us&_r=0  one from Counterpunch.org         http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/10/23/the-great-mental-illness-hoax-rampage-killings-and-the-gun-culture/

Power Point used Perspectives on Gun Violence

 

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The New Jim Crow

Program for November 22, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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James Webb, Department of Economics, UMKC; President, Community of Reason, community activist

The “war on drugs” is the rebirth of Jim Crow policies.

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Our Shameful Plutocracy: Our Endangered Democracy

Program for November 15, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301photoEverett

James A. Everett, Former C.I.A. intelligence officer (deep cover spy), peace advocate and author of Making and Breaking of an American Spy

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