Seeds of the 60’s – Martin Luther King … “Django Unchained”

Program for January 20, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM

DSC00135Rev.  Michael Gilgannon, Catholic Missionary in Bolivia for 38 years; and, Joe White, Community Organizer

Analysis and debate of social change, Martin Luther King’s influence, where are we today and where do we go from here.

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A Three-Point Landing for the Origin ot Flight: The Four-Winged Wonders (2nd in the Series)

Program for January 13, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall
David Burnham

David A Burnham, Ph.D., Paleontologist, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas

The four-winged gliders, supposed feathered “dinosaurs,” e.g. Microraptors, are new discoveries out of China – discoveries which confirmed old ideas.

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Animal Factories: The Poster Child for Inappropriate Technology

Program for January 6, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

Craig Volland, Qualified Environmental Professional, Chair of the Agricultural Committee of the Kansas Chapter Sierra Club

The misguided and dangerous technologies utilized in the processing of meat products for human consumption will be analyzed and compared

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Freethought Looking at 2013 and Beyond: a Round Table Discussion

Program for December 30, 2012.
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

Everybody is welcome to join in the discussion

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Holiday Reflections Without a Deity: A Group Discussion

Program for December 23, 2012.
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

Everybody is welcome to join in the discussion

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Fuel Me Twice …. The Pros and Cons of Mandated Ethanol in Gasoline

Program for December 16, 2012.
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

Kenneth S Schmitz, UMKC Professor of Physical Chemistry and Environmental Studies

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Real World Economics: Deficit Hysteria Debunked

Program for December 9, 2012.
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

James Webb, Department of Economics, UMKC

 

The conventional wisdom on government deficits leads to disastrous results: facts and fallacies about  government debt and deficits (and other popular economic myths reconsidered).

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Social Security and Medicare: The Media Narrative versus Reality

Program for December 2, 2012.
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

Dave Kingsley, Ph.D., Professor of Statistics at KU Med Center, Department of Health Policy and Management; Senior rights advocate; Gray Panthers national board member, Convener of Gray Panthers of Kansas and Western Missouri.

Check the following for the power point Dr. Kingsley used during his presentation:  CENTER ON BIOETHICS (1)

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Gratitude without a Deity – interactive discussion among members of COR

Program for November 25, 2012.
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN IN.

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Latin America through the Lens of Bolivia

Program for November 18, 2012.
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

Rev. Michael Gilgannon, Catholic missionary in Bolivia for 38 years

For the first time in 500 years, Bolivia’s president is a native Aynara Indian, who brought about important social and political changes.   Why do American policies ignore or oppose these changes in Bolivia and other Latin American countries?

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