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Meetings

Click on one of the following to go directly to a meeting report or to the Upcoming Meetings page (last link in list).

2002-09-06: Phil LaZier, Unanswered Questions About 9/11
2002-09-29: Dr. Michael Newdow, The Establishment Clause
2002-10-04: Pete Martineau, Electoral Reform
2002-10-20: Dramatic Reading: The Face of Violence, by Jacob Bronowski
2002-11-08: Dr. Joseph Palermo, Presidential War Powers
2002-11-17: Mynga Futrell, Language Lessons for Humans
2002-12-06: Dr. Laurens Gunnarsen, Teaching Genius: Recognizing and Training Mathematical Prodigies
2002-12-22: Winter Solstice Celebration and Potluck
2003-01-03: Wayne Luney, How the Scots Invented the Modern World
2003-01-19: Eddie Tabash, Electing Atheists to Public Office
2003-02-15: Darwin Day Meeting
2003-02-23: Esther Franklin, Thomas Jefferson: Slaves and Culture
2003-03-07: Anna Andrews (Moderator), Bring a Question
2003-03-23: Katherine Thomson, Advocacy and the U.N.
2003-04-04: Dr. Ayad Al-Qazzaz, Perspectives on Iraq
2003-04-27: Ed Doerr, Will Church-State Separation Survive the Reign of George The Second?
2003-04-27: Transcript of Ed Doerr's Speech
2003-05-02: Charlie Watters, Transformation in Russia in the Past Ten Years
2003-05-18: Dr. Bahman (Buzz) Fozouni, The Motivational Factors Driving U.S. Foreign Policy
2003-06-06: Taner Edis, The Ghost in the Universe
2003-06-22: Summer Solstice Potluck (with photographs)
2003-09-05: Mynga Futrell & Paul Geisert, Are We Brights?
2003-09-21: Wayne Luney (moderator), Panel Discussion on California Recall Election
2003-10-03: Walter Pontynen & Karen Scott, Roger Williams: Freedom's Forgotten Hero
2003-10-19: Barry Pateman, The Emma Goldman Papers
2003-11-07: Dr. Selmer Wathney, Forensic Psychology in the California Youth Authority
2003-11-23: Rosemary Fuller and Joy Fisher, The United States Supreme Court
2003-12-05: Frank Russell, MFT, Cognitive Behavior Therapy
2003-12-21: Winter Solstice Potluck
2004-01-09: Wayne Luney, Irene Hickman: Sacramento County's Colorful and Controversial Assessor
2004-01-18: Book Reviews
2004-02-07: Darwin Day Meeting
2004-02-22: State of the Assisted Suicide Movement
2004-03-05: Samantha Hens, Evolution and the Nature of Science: Challenges in Teaching
2004-03-21: Carolyn Rich Curtis and Craig Johnson, Good and Bad Marriages
2004-04-02: Panel Discussion: A Humanist Way of Judging Our Economy
2004-04-18: Hank and Cleo Kocol, The Lewis and Clark Expedition
2004-05-23: Esther Franklin and Pete Holmquist, The Poet and the Journalist: Who has had the lasting influence?
2004-06-04: Herb Silverman, The Candidate Without a Prayer
2004-06-20: Summer Solstice Potluck (with photographs)
2004-09-03: Open Forum on Being a Humanist
2004-09-19: Report, by attendees, on the 2004 AHA Conference
2004-10-01: Dr. Stephen Kraus, The Real Science of Success
2004-10-10: Freethought Day (with photographs)
2004-10-17: Dr. Peter Lindert, Bush vs. Kerry on Economic Issues
2004-11-05: Dr. Ayad Al-Qazzaz, Perspectives on Iraq
2004-11-21: Book Reviews
2004-12-03: Dr. Belinda Martineau, Genetically Modified Organisms
2004-12-19: Winter Solstice Potluck
2005-01-07: Mark Dempsey, The Sacramento Regional Planning Process
2005-01-23: Roberta Chevrette, Songs and Poetry
2005-02-12: Darwin Day, Dr. Leah Krubitzer, How Evolution Built a Brain
2005-02-20: Dr. Laurens Gunnarsen, Mathematical Genius
2005-03-04: Alice Jacobs, Use it or lose it: Brain Exercise for Wellness
2005-03-20: Esther Franklin and Patricia Pratt, Libya
2005-04-01: Phil and Karla LaZier, Peak Oil
2005-04-17: Margaret Wilcox: Equality in Marriage
2005-05-22: Anatole Lubovich: A Program of his Poetry and his Music
2005-06-03: Report on the 2005 AHA Conference
2005-06-10: Movie Night: Heart of the Beholder
2005-06-26: Summer Solstice Potluck (with photographs)
2005-09-02: Mel Lipman, The Future of Humanism
2005-09-18: Carolyn Rich Curtis, Good and Bad Marriages (Part 2)
2005-10-09: Freethought Day (with photographs)
2005-10-23: Book Reviews
2005-11-04: Mike Newdow, Equality (not Toleration)
2005-11-20: Discussion: What's Eating You?
2005-12-02: Phil LaZier, Astronomy
2005-12-18: Winter Solstice Potluck
2006-01-06: Karl Mogel, Antibodies for Irrationality: Making Sense of the Senseless
2006-01-22: Concentric Circles
2006-02-03: Dan Barker
2006-02-12: Darwin Day, Nicholas Matzke, The Evolutionary Origins of Intelligent Design
2006-02-19: Laurens Gunnarsen, What is Creativity, Anyway?
2006-03-03: Ken Helms, Differences in Cognitive Styles
2006-03-19: Chris Lindstrom, Camp Quest West
2006-04-07: Panel Discussion: The Roots of Violence
2006-04-23: Jim French and Jeremy Klein, General Semantics
2006-05-05: Joseph Atwill, The Roman Invention of Christianity
2006-05-21: Prof. Emanuel Gale, The Collapsing Health Care System: A Crisis in Values
2006-06-02: Don Havis, Thomas Paine: Freethinker Extraordinaire
2006-09-01: Beverly Church and Mynga Futrell, Report on 2006 AHA Conference
2006-09-17: Leigh Johnsen, Early American Origins of Church/State Separation
2006-10-08: Freethought Day
2006-10-22: Mynga Futrell and Paul Geisert, From Iceland to Italy: Sampling Secularist Sentiments
2006-11-03: Panel Discussion, The System is Broken
2006-11-19: General Discussion, American Foreign Policy in the Middle East
2006-12-01: Dr. Ada Roscoe, The Shadow of Fidel Castro
2006-12-23: HumanLight Event
2007-01-05: Joy Fisher, The Military Commissions Act of 2006
2007-01-21: Dr. Donald Hayden, Robert Ingersoll
2007-02-02: Discussion, Juvenile Justice
2007-02-18: Marilyn Demas, Early African American History in Sacramento
2007-03-02: Brian Jones, The Case for Libertarian Humanism
2007-03-18: William Dorman, American Foreign Policy
2007-04-06: Bill Potts, A Humanist Journey
2007-04-22: Frank Scott, The Greatest Threat
2007-05-04: Anna Andrews, General Discussion
2007-05-20: Mary Wind, What It Will Take For Peace To Triumph
2007-06-01: Panel Discussion, Canada
2007-09-07: Marc Adams, The Preacher's Son
2007-09-23: Report on the 2007 AHA Conference
2007-10-21: Pete Martineau and Chuck O'Neil, Proportional Representation and Scotland's Use of Ranked Voting
2007-11-02: Wayne Luney, Herbert Spencer
2007-11-18: Hank Kocol, The Manhattan Project
2007-12-07: Brigitte Jaensch, Muslims in America after 9/11
2008-01-04: Book Reviews (cancelled because of power failure)
2008-02-01: Book Reviews
2008-02-17: Panel Discussion on Religion, Morality and Humanist Ethics
2008-03-07: Susan Sackett, Humanism in Star Trek
2008-03-23: Flying Spaghetti Monster Party
2008-04-04: Hugh Gibbons, The Current Financial Crisis
2008-04-20: Jerry Houseman, The Challenges Facing Public Education
2008-05-02: Jack and Lois Trimpey, Rational Reovery
2008-05-18: Yana Horton, The Human Disposition for Religiosity
2008-06-06: Dr. Bahman “Buzz” Fozouni, The Situation in Iran
2008-09-05: Beverly Church and Mynga Futrell, Educating New Generations of Humanists
2008-09-21: Gretchen Bender, Proposition 8
2008-10-03: General Discussion, Election Issues
2008-10-19: Book Reviews
2008-11-07: Discussion: Election Retrospective
2008-11-23: Bob Schmidt, Molly Ivins
2008-12-05: It's Your Turn: Help Us Plan Our 2009 Meetings
2009-01-02: The Four Horsemen, Episode 1, Hour 1
2009-01-18: Dr. Peter Lindert, The Economic Meltdown
2009-02-22: The Four Horsemen, Episode 1, Hour 2
2009-03-06: Darwin Day Video
2009-03-22: Arthur Jackson, How to Live the Good Life
2009-04-03: A Brief History of Disbelief, Episode 1: Shadows of Doubt
2009-04-19: Discussion, The First Hundred Days
2009-05-01: A Brief History of Disbelief, Episode 2: Noughts and Crosses
2009-05-17: Cleo Kocol, Fitzhugh’s Waman
2009-06-05: A Brief History of Disbelief, Episode 3: The Final Hour
2009-09-04: Pat Naylor, Thomas Paine
2009-09-20: Patricia Daugherty: Palestine, Witness to Occupation
2009-10-02: Moderated Discussion
2009-10-18: Fred Edwords, Sailing on the Rising Tide of Humanism
2009-11-06: Bob Schmidt, My Life as a Journalist
2009-11-22: Dr. Roger Kotila, Earth Federation is Better for Humanity than the United Nations
2009-12-04: Steve Thoreson, From Fakery to Funny Underwear: The Length and Breadth of Mormonism
2010-01-08: Ted Cox, What I Learned at Straight Camp
2010-01-24: Esther Franklin and Pete Holmquist, Cruising with Katrina and Co.
2010-02-21: Morrie Turner, Black History Month Special
2010-03-05: Book Reviews
2010-03-21: An Hour of Music and Conversation with Buffy Sainte-Marie
2010-04-18: Dr. Paul Larudee, Flight from a Ship with a Load of medicines and Foods
2010-05-07: Carlin Naify, What’s New at the Crocker Art Museum
2010-05-23: Tad Daley, Apocalypse Never: The Global Governance Architecture of a Nuclear Weapon-Free World
2010-09-03: Michael Moore, July 5, 2010 Democracy Now Interview: His Life, His Films and His Activism
2010-09-19: Richard Carrier, PhD, The Christian Delusion: Why Faith Fails
2010-10-01: Book Reviews
2010-10-17: Cleo Kocol, Cleopatra: Immortal Queen
2010-11-05: Dr. Tom Kando, The Global Shift to the Right: A European's Perspective
2010-11-21: Sally Berlant and Ellen Schwartz: Jane Addams
2010-12-03: Raj Munir, Islam, God and the New Enlightenment
2011-01-16: Tom Swift, Tommy Douglas: The Greatest Canadian
2011-02-20: Pete Martineau, Proportional Representation and Instant Runoff Voting: An Update
2011-03-20: Glenn Branch, The History and Prospects of Creationism
2011-04-17: Dr. Ayad Al-Qazzaz, The Causes and Implications of the Recent Events in Egypt
2011-05-15: Roy Sablosky, The Myth of Christian Charity
2011-06-19: Heather Minton and Tyson Redhouse, “And Justice for All?” An LGBTQ Perspective
2011-09-18: Raquel Simental, Attacks on Choice and Planned Parenthood
2011-10-16: Don Knutson, The Wonder of Fair-Trade Chocolate
2011-11-20: Cleo Kocol, China 1986 and The Good Foreigner
2012-01-15: Kevin Carter, Occupy: Discovery and Recovery
2012-02-19: Bob Schmidt, Rosa Parks
2012-03-18: Carlos Rico, The Challenges Facing a Public School Teacher
2012-04-15: Rodger Freeman, WEAVE
2012-05-20: Tom Ikelman, The Reason Rally and Humanist Activism, A Discussion
2012-07-08: Leo Igwe, Human Rights Abuses in Africa
2012-09-16: Cleo Kocol, Jefferson's Women
2012-10-21: Darien De Lu, Guide to the November Ballot Propositions
2012-11-18: Rebecca Hensler, Coping with the Holidays
2013-01-20: Mother: Caring for 7 Billion
2013-02-10: Book Reviews
2013-03-17: JoAnn Anglin, Prisoners and Poetry: The “Poetry Out Loud” Program, other topics, and Poetry Readings
2013-04-21: Kathleen Barry, PhD. Unmaking War, Remaking Men:
2013-05-19: Mynga Futrell, Heartache and Hope: A Look at Alzheimer’s Disease
2013-09-15: Nenick Vu, The Hmong Community: Struggles and Triumphs
2013-10-20: Rob Tannenbaum, TWOinTUNE: Making Beautiful Music Together
2013-11-17: Esther Franklin, Thomas Jefferson: Inquiry History for Daring Delvers
2014-01-19: Judy Saint: Organize, Agitate, Educate
2014-02-16: Kevan Insko, Why we Need a Voice of Conscience and Reason at the Capitol and What You Can Do About It
2014-03-16: Book Reviews by Members
2014-04-27: Alison Weir, The US Connection to Israel/Palestine
2014-05-18: Democracy NOW! The “‘Bounty’ Police Force?” and Other Topics
2014-09-21: Pete Martineau, Friendship Force International
2014-10-19: Darien De Liu, Guide to the November Ballot Propositions
2014-11-16: Maureen Keown-Walsh and Don Knutson, Palestine: Its Environment, Its Situation, Its People and Its Products
2015-01-18: Wayne Luney, The Great War and its Ongoing Consequences
2015-02-15: Joint Panel Discussion with Black Humanists and Non-Believers of Sacramento
2015-03-15: Bruce Maiman, Being Good without God
2015-04-19: Book Discussion, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan
2015-05-17: Esther Franklin, WILPF's 2015 Centenary Celebration and Conference in the Hague
2015-09-20: James Hilgendorf, Life & Death: A Buddhist Perspective
2015-10-18: Cleo Kocol, Cleo, Hank and the Last Aloha
2015-11-15: Paul Hauck, The Trials of Clarence Darrow: A One Man Play
2016-01-17: Bill Durston, Preventing Gun Violence in the USA
2016-02-21: It’s Your Turn (maybe with a Twist)
2016-03-20: Tom Neilson: Blowing the Whistle
2016-03-27: Cleo Kocol: My Thomas Jefferson
2016-04-17: Nancy Unger: The Unexpected Belle La Follette
2016-05-15: James Israel, The Humor Times turns 25: Looking Back on the Last
2016-09-18: David Abelson, Just whose water is it anyway?
2016-10-23: Darien De Lu Rocks the Props! Guide to the November Ballot Propositions
2016-11-20: The Election: Consternation, Conversation and Consequences
2017-01-15: President-Elect? Wha ...?
2017-03-26: Tom Neilson: Blowing the Whistle
2017-05-23: Upcoming Meetings

HAGSA Bulletin

Click on one of the following to directly open a HAGSA Bulletin, which was published monthly from November 2007 to May 2012, since when it was published five times per year, with content mainly limited to meeting announcements, meeting reports, event announcements, HAGSA-related news, and dues reminders. Publication ceased with the March/April 2015 issue.

0711 November 2007
0712 December 2007
0801 January 2008
0802 February 2008
0803 March 2008
0804 April 2008
0805 May 2008
0806 June 2008
0809 September 2008
0810 October 2008
0811 November 2008
0812 December 2008
0901 January 2009
0902 February 2009
0903 March 2009
0904 April 2009
0905 May 2009
0906 June 2009
0909 September 2009
0910 October 2009
0911 November 2009
0912 December 2009
1001 January 2010
1002 February 2010
1003 March 2010
1004 April 2010
1005 May 2010
1006 June 2010
1009 September 2010
1010 October 2010
1011 November 2010
1012 December 2010
1101 January 2011
1102 February 2011
1103 March 2011
1104 April 2011
1105 May 2011
1106 June 2011
1109 September 2011
1110 October 2011
1111 November 2011
1112 December 2011
1201 January 2012
1202 February/March 2012
1204 April 2012
1205 May/June 2012
1205 September/October 2012
1211 November/December 2012
1301 January/February 2013
1303 March/April 2013
1305 May/June 2013
1309 September/October 2013
1311 November/December 2013
1401 January/February 2014
1403 March/April 2014
1405 May/June 2014
1409 September/October 2014
1411 November/December 2014
1501 January/February 2015
1503 March/April 2015

Human Interest

Click on one of the following to directly open an issue of Human Interest, which was published from December 2002 to October 2007. Many of the articles and news items are still worth reading.

0212 December 2002
0301 January 2003
0302 February 2003
0303 March 2003
0304 April 2003
0305 May 2003
0306 June 2003
0309 September 2003
0310 October 2003
0311 November 2003
0312 December 2003
0401 January 2004
0402 February 2004
0403 March 2004
0404 April 2004
0405 May 2004
0406 June 2004
0409 September 2004
0410 October 2004
0411 November 2004
0412 December 2004
0501 January 2005
0502 February 2005
0503 March 2005
0504 April 2005
0505 May 2005
0506 June 2005
0509 September 2005
0510 October 2005
0511 November 2005
0512 December 2005
0601 January 2006
0602 February 2006
0603 March 2006
0604 April 2006
0605 May 2006
0606 June 2006
0609 September 2006
0610 October 2006
0611 November 2006
0612 December 2006
0701 January 2007
0702 February 2007
0703 March 2007
0704 April 2007
0705 May 2007
0706 June 2007
0709 September 2007
0710 October 2007

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