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2024 Salons

May 22, 2024 — The Klu Klux Klan in Colorado

May 10, 2024 – Best Colorado Native Plants for… You Name It!

April 26, 2024 — Oyate Film Viewing and Discussion

March 22, 2024 — Landscaping without Irrigation or Weed Fabric

March 8, 2024 — Say This, Not That

February 23, 2024 — Braver Angels on Political Polarization

February 9, 2024 — Adding More Chairs to Our Table

January 26, 2024 — The Inflation Reduction Act, Utility and State Tax Credits: What’s in it for ME?

January 12, 2024 – The Gaza Genocide

2023 Salons

December 8, 2023 – Recovery and Resilience in the Poudre Watershed

November 10, 2023 – The Green Transition

October 27, 2023 – Water? Why Bother?

October 13, 2023 – Last Words of Daniel Ellsberg to Rocky Flats Truth Committee

September 22, 2023 – What’s Really Recyclable in Northern Colorado

September 8, 2023 – Climate Conscious Home Improvements

June 23, 2023 – Synthesis of IPCC 6th Assessment

June 9, 2023 – Declaring Israel to be an Apatheid State

May 26, 2023 – Rethinking Warfare Economies

May 12, 2023 – Fort Collins Large GHG Emitter Tax

April 14, 2023 – Proportional Representation

March 23, 2023 – Killing It! How to turn a lawn into an ecosystem

February 24, 2023 – How to Stop Funding the Climate Crisis

February 10, 2023 – The Future of Fort Collins Land Development Policy

January 27,2023 – The Virtual Power Plant Revolution

January 13, 2023 – Heating and Cooling Your Home Renewably

2022 Salons

December 9, 2022 – Peacebuilding in Russia and Ukraine

November 18, 2022 – Your Last Act On Earth

October 28, 2022 – Divest CSU Campaign

October 14, 2022: Implications of the SCOTUS West Virginia v. EPA Ruling

September 23, 2022: Review of Three Fort Collins Ballot Initiatives

September 9, 2022: Overview of the IPCC’s 6th Assessment Report on Climate Change

June 24, 2022: The Recycling Myth

May 27, 2022: The Carbon Cost of Clothing

May 13, 2022: How To End the Corrupting Influence of Big Money in Politics

April 22, 2022: Indigenous Perspectives on Restoring Our World

April 8, 2022: Divestment from Fossil Fuels Around the US

March 25, 2022: Prospects for Federal Action on the Climate Crisis

March 11, 2022: Fort Collins Minimum Wage

February 25, 2022: The Ukraine Crisis

February 11, 2022: A Well Regulated Militia & the Second Amendment

January 28, 2022: The Anti-Critical Race Theory Polemic

January 14, 2022: Immigration Reform & Immigration Rights

2021 Salons

December 10, 2021: Rejoining the JCPOA with Iran

October 22, 2021: Disenfranchisement and Voter Suppression in the US

October 8, 2021: Ranked Choice Voting for Fort Collins

September 24, 2021: No Warming, No War

September 10, 2021: Death and Dying in the 21st century

August 27, 2021: Afghanistan: What do Peace Advocates Have to say for Themselves Now?

June 25, 2021: There is no End Game in the Climate Battle

June 11, 2021: Repercussions and Consequences of the Latest War in Israel/Palestine

May 28, 2021: Mobilizing to Prevent Climate Catastrophe

May 14, 2021: Toward More Democratic Presidential Elections

April 23, 2021: Addressing Gun Violence

April 9, 2021: Rethinking U.S.Foreign Policy

March 26, 2021: Fire in our Watershed

March 12, 2021: Rights of Nature

February 26, 2021: Toward a Sustainable Local Food System

February 12, 2021: Fort Collins Plastic Pollution Ordinance Roundtable

January 22, 2021: Reproductive Health: Education & Climate Change

2020 Salons

December 11, 2020: A Community Conversation on Climate Change Adaptation

November 13, 2020: The Elections are (Mostly) Over

October 23, 2020: Neoliberal Capitalism at a Dead End

October 9, 2020: Palestine Today

September 25, 2020: The Great Turning and You

September 11, 2020: Global Climate Migration

August 28, 2020: Improved Medicare for All