WILLIAM A. COHN – Free Speech in 2017: Is the Town Square Model of Democracy Dead?

A year ago, preparing to teach my undergraduate free speech class I found myself questioning free speech fundamentalism. Struck by the unseemly reality of free expression and the unsettling insights of Kelefah Sanneh in The Hell You Say, the simple comforting notion that more speech is always better than less speech seemed suspect. Now, one must question the very assumptions …


Dr Claudio Schuftan – Human Rights and Health Inequality. A Worldwide Phenomenon

THE MOST COMMON DESCRIPTION OF HEALTH INEQUALITY TRENDS AMONG AND WITHIN COUNTRIES IS THAT HEALTH INEQUALITIES ARE INCREASING: A CLEAR INFRINGEMENT OF THE HUMAN RIGHT TO HEALTH. This text is mostly abstracted from chapter 18 of the International Panel on Social Progress, 2016 -Inequality in health is a morally significant fact in itself. –A purely biomedical understanding of diminished health …


Warrior Connection – 02.07.16

The February 7 edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion about bringing music into our lives with professional musicians / music teachers/ composers Nancy Haubrich and Bob Danielson – a husband / wife team who currently perform as “ALCHEMIE’ in the American southwest- New Mexico region. Bonnie Rokke Tinnes joined Doug Rokke to bring “Alchemie” to Warrior Connection given that Nancy was one of Bonnie’s 8th grade English students many years ago in northern Minnesota. A proud teacher showcasing a previous student’s unique and very successful accomplishments. Nancy introduced a brand new song world premier called “Straight Out of Kittson” that she wrote-composed, This new song takes her – one back home to the roots! THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY. She also performed her own previous composition called “Postcard Home”. These were both live performances via a call in land line. We discussed how to get into music, what it entails, different instruments, how to write music, life of a professional musician(s), and how music can help you improve your life and loved one’s lives. You can obtain copies of some of Alchemie’s music cd’s and listen to them via.

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As a former teacher and retired psych nurse, Bonnie, Doug’s 1st cousin and repeating guest co-host, is helping us with using reading , writing of poetry and short stories, and music to help us improve our lives! We can bring families together so all can grow! Bonnies’s poetry and her books in the “Growing up Margaret” series are available on Amazon.com.


A Just Cause – AJC Remembering 9/11 – 10.25.15

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks talks about the tragedy of terrorism to the United State of America. “Remembering 9/11 – Never Forget”