What are the "generational," social, economic & international implications of the following?: a. The Republican Tax Reform legislation b. Federal District & Supreme Court Appointments c. Implications of Key Cabinet ...
Vourla Cafe is welcoming us with open arms and is excited to have our group! A wide variety of freshly homemade Mediterranean food will be served family style at the ...
The seeds of the Second World War were sown by the First. We will review the root causes of our "first" Civil War (actually we have already had several -- some even before the Revolutionary War which was also a Civil War) and how our system of government failed to keep the Civil War from happening.
Noted filmmaker, activist, environmentalist and current Collier County Waterkeeper, K.C. Schulberg addresses the climate crisis both from a global perspective and how it impacts SWFL.
Election Recap: We have gone from Purple to Red. Now what? What will the impacts be from our local and state elections?
Speaker: Dr. Judith Hushon
Speaker: Harvey Oriel
While a little biased, neuroscientists believe the human brain is the most complex thing in the known universe. How is it that this three-pound mass can figure out how to successfully transplant a heart and then get stumped with a simple math problem? How is it that we can remember words of songs and then forget where we put the TV remote? Ever wonder how the letters FOX or CNN can turn the critical thinkers into biased haters? Our brain can lead us to do great things and then turn around and make us do things we regret. Join Dr. Steve Robbins for an insightful and fun look at how we might do more of the former and less of the latter.
There has been a rise in both anti-science sentiment and anti-intellectualism in America. How did this happen? Is this a consequence of today’s politicization of truth -- derived from “anti” issues about masks, climate or vaccines? Did this come from conflicts between science and religion, e.g. creationism vs evolution? Could it be traced all the way back to the Enlightenment giving way to Romanticism and other “isms"? Implications for our Country if science is no longer used as a guide to government policies? What are the consequences of diminishing support for science and education as drivers of our economy?
Speaker: Harriet Heithaus Click here to Purchase Tickets
Speaker:James Bishop. These concepts are interrelated and have significant implications for our country's fiscal and economic health. Managing deficits and the national debt while navigating the debt ceiling can be complex, and credit rating downgrades can add additional pressure on governments to maintain sound fiscal policies and economic stability. How does this impact the future of the United States?
Speaker: Terry Weiner
Hamas & two million Palestinians in Gaza. Hezbollah & 150,000 missiles? President Biden to Iran, "Don't." Will they? Weaponization of social media on a global scale. Shifting American attitudes?
Is there any hope for Peace In the Middle-East?