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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C.H.J. Taylor: The Fight for Black Empowerment in Kansas, 1884-1887

Program for November 8, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Ian_Munro

 

Ian H Munro, William Jewell College emeritus professor of English

 

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: The Biggest Prison System in History

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

Dave Carson and Luis Flores (moderators) Mike Hoey (media specialist)

A discussion of ‘The Biggest Prison System In History’ can be found at TeleSur, English (The New Television Station of the South): http://www.telesurtv.net/english/audio/The-Empire-Files—Enter-the-Biggest-Prison-System-in-History-20150921-0008.html

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An African Immigrant’s Perspective on the United States of America

Program for October 25, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301101_0208

Chiluba Musonda, UMKC international student advisor and Author of Home Away From Home: The Story of an International Student’s Journey from Africa to America

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Etta Semple: Kansas Freethinker and ‘Ideal’ Woman (Ottawa, Kansas 1855-1914)

Program for October 18, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Vicke_StarnglVickie Stangl, Author and Great Plains Chapter President of, Americans United for Separation of Church and State

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Health Means Wealth: Nutritional Strategies for Underdeveloped Countries Where Malnutrition of Children Blocks Economic and Social Development

Program for October 11, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

David Yang, Ph. D., Chief Technology Officer/Partner, OTC Nutrition LLC

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Where is the Doomsday Clock (from the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists)?

Program for October 4, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

CONVENERS: Dave Carson (non-cellphone owner) and Ray Riepen (retired lawyer); Mike Hoey (media specialist) and Luis Flores (moderator)

We’ll discuss the possibility of a final nuclear weapons treaty to supersede the existing Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.  Every one is invited to join in the discussion.

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Black and Brown Lives Matter

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

Theresa Torres, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Latin American Studies and Sociology, UMKC

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