Weekly Free Speech Forum                                        established Jan. 6, 1951
College of Complexes
The Playground for People Who Think 
sustaining the academic tradition of “One Fool at a Time"
Every Saturday at 6:00 PM week a special guest speaker on a social issue 
or current event   www.collegeofcomplexes.org

Format:
Presentation
Questions and Answers
Rebuttals / Remarks from Audience (5 minutes each)
Speaker's Final Comments
All Meetings Open to the Public, No Membership Maintained, Volunteer Operated
Dappers East Restaurant -  dinner is optional
2901 W. Addison (3600 north, 1 block west of California)
Free Parking, 
$3 Tuitiondinner is optional
February 25
Author Sonja Perdue on Her Book Asking 
"The Tough Questions" 

March 4,
The Truth Commission on Segregation and It's Effects
How did segregation work in the U.S.?  What were our race laws?  ​

March 11
Illinois Environmental Council
Jennifer Walling, Executive Director

March 18
Authoritarian Personality Theory and the US Right-Wing

March 25
Fraudulent "Cold War":  Prelude to Bogus "War on Terror"
Historian Ted Aranda’s political analysis

April 1
The Homeless Encampments of Chicago
Photojournalist Lloyd DeGrane and Tribune Reporter Kari Lydersen
who for 6 months visited with the residents

April 8
Book Talk: “Global Capitalism and the Crisis of Democracy” 
by Jerry Harris, author

April 15
How Belief Systems Work
author David Ramsay Steele

April 22
Special Earth Day Debate
Dennis Nelson vs.Tim Bolger, who offer conflicting solutions to climate change

April 29
Learning from South America:  Lessons from the Cone
trip report with photos by Peter Pero with a special focus on Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil

May 6
Project InDivisible - Solutions for Economic Security and Social Stability

May 13
Alexander Paterakis, Candidate for Illinois Governor

May 20
President Trump's Report Card: 1st 100 of 2,923 days 

May 27, 
How False Perceptions Harm Us

June 3
Stop Bad Apple Gun Dealers
Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence

June 10
Chicago: In 'Blacks' & 'Whites'
Chicago Author Lowell Thompson, the "Raceman" - discusses his new book

June 17
Was the 2016 Election Stolen?  Is There Evidence of Voter Suppression and Other Tactics?  What the Media Won't Talk About.

June 10 + 11
Visit Our Table at the Printer's Row Book Fair

June 24
U.S. Election System Integrity in the 21st Century:  What Happened on 11/8/16?
Illinois Ballot Integrity Project

July 1. 8. 15, 22, 29
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