July 2012

The Austerity Conflict

Jul 11, 2012 @ 12:12 PM

Analysis by Alex Wolinsky

Earlier this year, the Greek parliament voted to approve austerity measures in exchange for increased foreign aid in an attempt to resuscitate the country's moribund economy. Later that day, central Athens burned. Read more »

San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour #14

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Thu, Jul 12 2012 - 2:00pm

San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

This tour is sold out.

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects that influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. Read more »

Chris Hayes: America After Meritocracy

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Wed, Jul 11 2012 - 6:00pm

Chris Hayes: America After Meritocracy
Chris Hayes,
 Editor at Large, The Nation; MSNBC Host, Up With Chris Hayes; Author, Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy

John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator

This event is sold out. Read more »

James M. Patell: Expeditions into Extreme Affordability

Wed, Jul 11 2012 - 6:00pm

Expeditions into Extreme Affordability

James M. Patell,  Herbert Hoover Professor of Public and Private Management, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Professor Patell will discuss lessons learned in the development of Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability, an interdisciplinary project course taught at the Stanford d-school in which graduate students apply design, engineering and business skills to create comprehensive solutions for challenges faced by the world's poor. Read more »