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Why main line news organizations do not address the reasons behind extreme weather

By Jim Johnson The average U.S. temperature for March was 46.1 ˚ F, 4.6˚ F above average, ranking 10th warmest in the 126-year record. The U.S. precipitation average for March was 2.83”, some 0.32” above average, ranking among the wettest one-third of the historical record. Alaska endured the coldest January through March since 2012. Southerly … Continue reading Why main line news organizations do not address the reasons behind extreme weather


By Ira Grupper I have, over five decades, been a labor union shop steward, delegate to Greater Louisville Central Labor Council, and columnist.  Now, as I sit at home, with compromised health, I look at the situation of poor and working class folk in the U.S. and elsewhere, and find words difficult to put to … Continue reading LABOR PAEANS—June 2020

Third Thursday

Our Monthly Third Thursday Lunches have been currently suspended due to the Coronavirus.  Sign up for our newsletter so you can be informed when events resume.

We invite you to view articles and videos from our previous events.

Previous Lunches

January 16, 2020 – “More Than Just a Bed: Addressing the Needs of Louisville’s Homeless” with Nina Moseley, CEO of Wayside Christian Mission (watch VIDEO)

November 2019 –  “Kentucky’s Renewable Energy Future” with David Brown Kinloch

September 2019 – “Stories from the Border” with Cory Lockhart
June/July 2019 – “Stories from the Border” with Tricia Lloyd-Sidle
(watch VIDEO)

“Fork University” with Doug Lowry (watch VIDEO)

February 21, 2019 – “ASALH: Migration from Our Ignorance to the Truth” with Barbara Spencer Dunn (watch VIDEO)

October 2018 – “The Bail Project” with Shameka Parrish-Wright (watch VIDEO)

January 2018 – “Racial and Socio-Economic Equity Issues in Jefferson County Public Schools” with Chris Harmer (view NOTES from presentation)