Self-Inflicted Wounds: Why America’s Health Care System Costs So Much and Works So Poorly

Program for October 15, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

James L Webb, economist and activist

 

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Time Change for Sunday Programs in November

Beginning November 5 and thereafter the starting time for COR Sunday Programs is 2:00. We hope to get more attendance at the later time.

Thanks,

James Webb, COR President

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Flint Hills Burning: Myth and Reality

Program for October 8, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Craig Volland, Sierra Club chair of air quality and agriculture – Kansas Chapter

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Stigma of Mental Illness

Program for October 1, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Steve Arkin, M.D., neurology, St. Luke’s Hospital, co-founder of SpeakUp Foundation (www.SpeakUp.us)

Longstanding neurologists in K.C. tragically lost their son in 2015 to depression and anxiety.  Drs. Arkin now speaks to educate and create awareness of these illnesses to break the stigma for teenagers

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Pakistan: A Geopolitical Perspective

Program for September 24, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

 

Mohammed Azeem,  M.B.A., born and raised in Pakistan, now a U.S. citizen.

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“Our Fathers Making Black Men”

Program for September 17, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Lewis Diuguid, author, journalist, editor, formerly with Kansas City Star, Harvard University’s Lois M. Lyons award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism

The book, Our Fathers Making Black Men, shows the positive values of African Americans from the South brought to cities in the North during the great migration as they strive to live their American dream.

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Songs of Labor and Protest

Program for September 10, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Judy and Bill Clause: Judy is a retired teacher and member of a teacher’s union; Bill was with KKFI, is a labor activist and past member of the Kansas City Labor Council:  Diana and Bob Suckiel: Diana is a Retired Union Plumber, Local 8; Bob worked 40 years with 4 railroads as engineer, conductor, brakeman, switchman and laid tracks. He is a retired member of the Teamsters Union. The couple performed labor shows from Barre, Vermont (famous labor Hall there) to a folk festival in Vancouver, Canada

A commemoration of the struggle for the 8-hour Day, the Hay Market Massacre and the coming of industrial unionism in spoken word and songs from 1868 to the present, featuring Eugene V. Debs, Mother Jones, IWW, and the struggle for the dignity of work.  The group will also commemorate the 101th anniversary of the Murder (execution) of Joe Hill in Salt Lake City

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Metropolis 4.0:  Wayfinding in the 21st Century KC Region

Program for September 3, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Bill Mullins, A Kansas City Regional Interdependence Opportunity Explorer and resource patch quitter

Bill will cover the way-finding origins and intentions reflected on the conceptual roadmap for the first UIRR (Urban Innovation Resource Rail) startup milestone.

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Here I am at 81!

Program for August 27, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Don Bell, biblical scholar and a Presbyterian minister of 30 years.

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A Look at Humanism: What is It?

Program for August 20, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

GUEST SPEAKER will lead a round-table discussion

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