Pronto se celebra el día de la independencia de EEUU. Esta, así como su constitución fue la inspiración para muchos movimientos de independencia y constituciones que le seguirían, entre ellas la de México. El espíritu del ’76 (1776) es uno de libertad, de romper con lo establecido para buscar el bien común, uno incluyente y […]
Spirit of ’76 Cafe, July 3! When should we be willing torisk our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred honor?
Please join us on Friday July 3 at 4 pm Central Time U.S./Tiempo de Americas) for a Spirit of ’76 Cafe. This is a spin on our longtime Socrates Cafe initiative that is all about examining and exploring and inquiring into (rather than arguing and debating ad nauseam) matters of freedom, rights, liberties. We are […]
Socrates Cafe June 26 ¿Cómo enfrentamos y superamos el racismo? How do we confront and overcome racism?
Come one come all. Socrates Cafe on Friday June 26, 4 pm Central Time, following my appearance earlier in the day on Mexico’s premier national public radio program, Primer Movimiento, in which we’ll expolore, ¿Cómo enfrentamos y superamos el racismo? How do we confront and overcome racism? Topic: Socrates Cafe -¿Cómo enfrentamos y superamos el […]
How wonderful that the exquisite Virginian-Pilot newspaper listed our global #SocratesCafe – we’ll explore ‘How can we achieve absolute equality of rights for all?’ – among their recommended #Juneteenth events.https://www.pilotonline.com/…/vp-db-juneteenth-celebration-…Last month their feature writer, Amy Poulter, wrote a fabulous about our global Socrates Cafe/ #DemocracyCafe labor of love, and how we’ve successfully converted our initiatives to thriving live gatherings via Zoom […]
Feature newspaper article about our Socrates Cafe’s, and our successful virtual global gatherings on Zoom
This wonderful feature about our long-time Socrates Cafe labor of love recently appeared in the respected newspaper The Virginian-Pilot — and then, to my delight, was picked up by the newspaper — the Daily Press — of my boyhood hometown in Newport News, Virginia.
Please join us via Zoom video on June 19, the 155th commemoration of Juneteenth, to explore: How do we achieve absolute equality of rights today? Juneteenth.com describes this incredibly pivotal day in U.S. history — also known as ‘America’s second Independence Day’ thus: “Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in […]
Democracy Cafe / Socrates Cafe QUESTION SUMMIT, June 23, UN Public Service Day — What is the most important public question we should answer?
Public is defined as “of or concerning the people as a whole.” Public service is defined as “a service intended to serve all members of a community.” The United Nation has declared June 23 as International Public Service Day. Via A Socrates Cafe/Democracy Cafe gathering on Zoom video, we, the public the world over, will […]
Wanted to share a marvelous feature article about my longtime Socrates Cafe / Democracy Cafe labor of love that came out today in The Virginian-Pilot, an excellent paper that covers my region of Virginia. Feature writer Amy Poulter shares how I’ve made an opportunity of the coronavirus lockdown to connect participants via Zoom from around […]
Socrates Cafe/ Cafe Democracia, 21 May – Dia de Diversidad Cultural- the UN World Day for Cultural Diversity — What kinds of diversity should we strive for?
Our next Socrates Cafe/ Democracy Cafe via Zoom video will be on Thursday May 21, 2 pm Central Time U.S., the day the UN has declared World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development — yep, that’s quite a mouthful. Acompananos! We’ll explore, What kinds of diversity should we strive for? Exploraremos: Que tipos […]
I want to invite you to our Democracy Cafe/Socrates Cafe via Zoom video on Friday evening at 7 pm Central Time, 8 pm Eastern Time. We’ll explore: New normal? What does it look like? What can and will it look like? What *should* it look like? How can we make that ‘should’ a reality — […]