College of Complexes
weekly free speech forum, since 1951, on social issues and current events
"The Playground for People Who Think"
all meetings open to the public, no membership is maintained, volunteer operated
Presentation at 6:00 PM Format:
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2901 West Addison St. (3600 north) Questions and Answers
$3 Tuition, food/drink purchase / 20% gratuity Rebuttals / Remarks 5 minutes each
CTA Bus Routes 52, 82, 152
Addison stop on Red, Brown, Blue lines
March 30th Frederic Bastiat and "The Law"
Meeting # 3,522 - Justin Tucker, Chair, The Libertarian Party of Chicago
Book Review: “The Law, first published as a pamphlet in 1850, is already more than a hundred years old. Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850) was a French economist, statesman, and author. He did most of his writing during the years just before — and immediately following — the Revolution of February 1848. This was the period when France was rapidly turning to complete socialism. As a Deputy to the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Bastiat was studying and explaining each socialist fallacy as it appeared. And he explained how socialism must inevitably degenerate into communism. But most of his countrymen chose to ignore his logic. The same situation exists in America today as in the France of 1848. The same socialist-communist ideas and plans that were then adopted in France are now sweeping America.”
April 6th Why Are We So Often Stuck with the Status Quo?
Meeting # 3,523 - author Margaret Goldstein, who says: "From the Illinois EPA and Dept. of Human Services to the struggle to get fair redistricting of our electoral districts, to the United Nation's Security Council's flaws, much never gets changed.
All possible advocacy accomplishes little. Authorities merely tweak the system or claim they will satisfy demands but never do."
April 13th Is There a War on Science Being Waged?
Meeting # 3,524 - college regular Ellen Corley, a lifelong research scholar and former teacher will review the literature on this question
April 20th Special Earth Day Debate:
Does New Nuclear Have a Major Role to Play in Our Energy Future, or Should We Go Nuclear Free?
Meeting # 3,525 - Tim Bolger, Thorium Energy Alliance (TEA) vs. Dennis Nelson, Nuclear Energy Information Service (NEIS)
April 27th Special May Day Speakers
IWW, Industrial Workers of the World
Meeting # 3,526
The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among millions of the working people and the few, who make up the employing class, have all the good things of life.
Between these two classes a struggle must go on until the workers of the world organize as a class, take possession of the means of production, abolish the wage system, and live in harmony with the Earth.
It is the historic mission of the working class to do away with capitalism. The army of production must be organized, not only for everyday struggle with capitalists, but also to carry on production when capitalism shall have been overthrown. By organizing industrially we are forming the structure of the new society within the shell of the old.
May 4th 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the
Meeting # 3,527 - historic photographic presentation by Charles Paidock of the New York and Chicago RR
May 11th The Nature of the State: It's Origin and Purpose,
From Ancient Times to the Modern Era
Meetings # 3,528 - college regular Sid Cohen
May 18th 2020 Presidential Candidate Tom O’Donnell
Meeting # 3,529 - Plans to fix the economy – make 10X more money, cure disease and reverse aging, etc.
May 25th The Sandy Hook 'Pozner v. Fetzer' Lawsuit' and
Why it Matters
Meetings - # 3,530 - 9/11 conspiracy theorist, fake news and false flag specialist James Frazer
SANDY HOOK: Gene Rosen identified as Official FEMA Employee
The Sandy Hook "Pozner v. Fetzer Lawsuit:" Defendant's Answer to Plaintiff's Responses and Objections to First Set of Requests for Admission
Sandy Hook Lawsuit: Defendant's Answer to Plaintiff's Motion to Strike Defendant's Answer
Carl Herman, Jim Fetzer’s legal testimony for Sandy Hook lawsuit could be Bigger than King Family Civil Trial
Sandy Hook Lawsuit Discovery: Second Request for Admissions from Plaintiff Leonard Pozner
Sandy Hook Lawsuit Discovery: Request for Admissions from Plaintiff Leonard Pozner
THE SANDY HOOK “POZNER v. FETZER” LAWSUIT FOR DUMMIES
PENN Magazine (January 2019): LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE! Jim Fetzer vs. The Deep State
FAKE NEWS about FALSE FLAG Lawsuit: AP Reporter caught Falsifying Story
June 1, 8, 22, 29 Open
Meeting # 3,531+ contact the Program Coordinator Charles Paidock if you would like to speak at (312) 842 -5036 office, (312) 714-7790 cell, or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 15th The Humane League - Chicago
Meeting # 3,533 - Josh Richards, Grassroots Coordinator
Since our founding in 2005, The Humane League’s mission has been to save the lives of as many animals as possible and to reduce as much animal cruelty as we can. We want a world where all animals are treated with the same respect and compassion that we show to our beloved family dog or cat.
We are working relentlessly to reduce animal suffering through grassroots education to change eating habits and corporate campaigns to reform farm animal treatment.
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