WWJ Warehouse Workers for Justice
Meeting # 3,553 - Roberto Jesus Clark, Associate Director
Warehouse Workers for Justice fights for good, stable, living wage jobs in Chicago's massive logistics and transportation industry. We educate workers on their rights, help workers enforce their rights, and fight for public and private policies that promote full-time work with respect and fair wages in our region's warehouses and distribution centers.
Tips for Making Meaning
Meeting # 3,554 - Prof. Robert Lichtenbert, a college regular since 1979, will give some of the best tips or advise from his fourth book (to be available at ingramcontent.com which he has collected for forty years. He will first discuss what is meaning, defined as "positive impact," in general. He will then explain how to make meaning in general for both yourself and for others. Finally, he will offer dozens of his best tips ("Tips for Making Meaning") from his new book for discussion in a powerpoint presentation.
The Problem Of Egalitarianism: A Philosophical Examination On The Precursor Of Inequality
Meeting # 3,556 - Meeting # - Germinal G. Van, author & political essayist, will discuss his new book
“The purpose of this lecture is to explain why Egalitarianism as a goal is impossible to achieve. Seeking equality requires coercion by the state. As the state is used as the great equalizer to enforce equality, the state must deprive the haves of their property, and give it to the have-nots. Egalitarianism, by seeking equality, generates in fact more inequality between the haves and the have-nots.”
Tikkun Chai Inter-National, Humanitarian Foundation
Meeting # 3,555 - Rabbi Michael Ben Yosef
To be the humanitarian foundation that helps to repair the lives of people all over the world nationally and internationally in a diverse manner.
REFUSE FASCISM, MASS INCARCERATION & PRISON REFORM, FEEDING THE HUNGRY, POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY, IMMIGRATION REFORM, REFUGE CRISES, CLIMATE CHANGE, NATURAL DISASTERS, EDUCATION, HUMANITARIAN OUTREACH, SOCIAL ACTIVISM & EQUALITY
Should I Shop On-Line for Gifts, or Go to a Store?
a look at how changes in retailing affects our economy and employment, consumer choices,
what we buy and US trade policy, etc
Meeting # 3,557 - Tim Bolger, college regular
Speaker has worked marketing electronics on-line worldwide for 10+ years, takes a look at the transformation in shopping for Christmas gifts, places and conditions of employment, with advice on benefits and disadvantages of each to the consumer