December 2011

Shop at The Commonwealth Club's New Store

Dec 20, 2011 @ 10:33 AM

The Commonwealth Club has opened the doors of its new online store, where you can purchase audio downloads of programs (such as the recent sold-out program with Walter Isaacson discussing Steve Jobs), books (including some signed by the authors), and more.

The store has only just launched, so visit it often as we add more and more things to buy. And remember that all of the proceeds go to support the good work of the nonprofit Commonwealth Club of California!

Shop today.

Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011

Dec 16, 2011 @ 9:45 AM

Writer and polemicist Christopher Hitchens passed away today following a fight with cancer. He was 62. Read more »

Occupy: What Now, What Next

Thu, Dec 15 2011 - 7:00pm

Occupy: What Now, What Next?

All registration is closed for this event, we are at capacity.
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Occupy: What Now, What Next - LIBRARY SEATING

Thu, Dec 15 2011 - 7:00pm

Occupy: What Now, What Next?

All registration is closed for this event, we are at capacity.
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SFDebate Asks: Is the Euro Worth Saving?

Tue, Dec 13 2011 - 7:00pm

Walter Isaacson Talks Steve Jobs

Wed, Dec 14 2011 - 6:00pm

Walter Isaacson

SOLD OUT; Please note new location. ALSO: The waitlist is closed; we are unable to admit anyone to this event who has not registered for the program or signed up on the waitlist. Read more »

Wild Weather

Tue, Dec 13 2011 - 6:00pm

Wild Weather


Chris Field, Director, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science
Dave Friedberg, Founder & CEO, The Climate Corporation
Karen O'Brien, Professor of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo
Michael Oppenheimer, Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Princeton


Massive blizzards are slamming the East Coast and epic droughts are parching the Southwest. Read more »