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For 44 years progressives in South Florida have been enlightened by a series of weekly talks on provocative current issues presented by activists, academics, and authors. You'll not find anything like this elsewhere.

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January 14,2022 at 10h am

Catherine Blanchard,

  • Assistant Professor of Public International Law | Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance | Utrecht University

  • Senior Research Associate, Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS)

  • Researcher, Utrecht Center for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL) | Utrecht University

  • Affiliated researcher, Project ‘Protecting deep seabed hydrothermal vent fields through area-based management tools’ | Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)

"The Disappearing Rainforest and the Killing of the Amazon"


Jan. 15

Sarah Couture

  •  Florida State Director,

  •  Fines and Fees Justice Center (FFJC)

"The Injustice of the Fees & Fines System"

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Jan. 22

Terri Kennedy

  • Founder & CEO, Power Living, Author | Producer | Advocate for Elder Dignity & Guardianship Reform

"Guardianship & the Elderly:  The Perfect Crime" 

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Jan. 29

Phyllis Bennis

  • Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies

" What are the Issues Facing the Palestinians today? "

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Feb. 5

Wilson Perez

  • Staff member with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)

"The Struggles of the Immokalee Workers"

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Feb. 12

Dick Lowenthal

  • Professor Emeritus, New Jersey City University and Big Band Conductor

"Jews, Jazz and Race"


Feb. 26

Clifford Connor

  • Teacher of Science History, CUNY Graduate Center

"The Tragedy of American Science"

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March 05

Les Leopold

  • Co-founder and director, 

  • The Labor Institute

"Holocaust Remembrance"

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March 12

Elsa Maria Mota

  • Bertha Justice Fellow at the Center for Constitutional  Rights

  “Death by Incarceration – Is life without parole the answer?”


March 19

Phyllis Bennis

  • Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies

"Afghanistan and the Aftermath of the U.S. Withdrawal"

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