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IdeaFestival 2014 #9: Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation – Tyler Cowen, Marginal Revolution

Average is Over Tyler Cowen Friday, October 3, 2014, 9-10am, Kentucky Center   George Mason University economist and author Tyler Cowen explains why being satisfied with “pretty good” in today’s innovation-driven, hyper-competitive world can quickly become a fast track to … Continue reading

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Why Do Ukraine and Crimea Matter to Americans? A Panel Discussion with Experts from WKU

 A Panel Discussion with Experts from WKU Thu, Apr 3, 7pm, Mass Media & Technology Hall (MMTH) 236 A map showing the disputed areas near Russia in red (Laris Karklis / The Washington Post) Panelists Michael McClellan, Minister-Counselor of the U.S. … Continue reading

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The Next 20 Years: How Science will Revolutionize Business, Commerce, Medicine and Our Way of Life – Dr. Michio Kaku, top theoretical physicst & best-selling author

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‘Oil and Economic Growth: A Supply-Constrained View’

Steven Kopits, Managing Director, Douglas-Westwood (energy consulting) Center on Global Energy Policy, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, February 11, 2014 Key trends oil majors’ production has fallen even as capital expenditures (capex) soared (until recently) now they … Continue reading

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Growth of Government in the United States: Will It Continue? – A lecture by Robert Higgs (swipeable)

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The Climate Change Reality Roadshow: Climate Change & the Fight for Our Future

You may also be interested in Toppers at Sea: The Climate Challenge (May/June 2014)

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Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century – Ann K. Ferrell

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What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)

A Holiday Tradition The touching tale of Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir. A documentary about our pernicious consumerism and the true meaning of Christmas. Film & discussion Thu, Dec 5, 6pm, Garrett 115 Holiday appropriate … Continue reading

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HON 300: Cultures of the Mississippi Delta – Dr. Clay Motley, spring 2014

Tue, 12.45-2.05, Cherry 211 (CRN: 31757) Dr. Clay Motley will give a talk on A Piece of the True Cross(roads) in Clarksdale, Mississippi this Thu, Nov 21, 7pm at Barnes & Noble in Bowling Green The Mississippi Delta, which has … Continue reading

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Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

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