This is a space where people can come together once or twice a month to discuss a specific (sometimes controversial) topic related to current events, politics, religion, philosophy, relationships, music, pop culture, or anything else that may spark an interesting conversation. Suggestions for topics for future meetups are welcome!

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Recent Meetups

  • March 19 · 7:00 PM

    Prison

    14 Drinkers and Thinkers | 5.00

    The United States holds 5% of the world's population, and  incarcerates 25% of the world’s prisoners. The U.S has half a million more prisoners than China, despite... Learn more
  • February 19 · 7:00 PM

    Gun Control and Culture of Violence

    13 Drinkers and Thinkers | 5.00

    *We're in a new location! We'll now be meeting at Pasion del Cielo in Midtown.* The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States states that "a well... Learn more
  • January 15 · 7:00 PM

    Mental Illness, Stigma, and Symptom Repertoires

    32 Drinkers and Thinkers | 5.00

    A study in the UK showed that people were more reluctant to admit they had a mental illness than to come out as gay, confess to having a drinking problem, or admit to... Learn more
  • December 18, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Race Relations and Racial Tension

    29 Drinkers and Thinkers | 5.00

    Race was first used to refer to speakers of a common language and then to denote national affiliations. It wasn't until the 17th century that people began to use the... Learn more
  • November 20, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    "The Internet Is For Porn"

    13 Drinkers and Thinkers | 5.00

    "The Internet Is For Porn" is a song from the popular Broadway musical Avenue Q, and it may speak the truth. According to some studies, porn takes up a huge percentage... Learn more
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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