October 2012

Winning Retirement Strategies: How to Pay for Everyone Now Living Longer

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Tue, Jan 29 2013 - 5:15pm

Winning Retirement Strategies: How to Pay for Everyone Now Living Longer

David Kitaen, CLTC
Mike Welch, CRPC

Conventional wisdom holds that people should begin collecting Social Security retirement benefits as soon as possible, which is age 62. But the “silver tsunami” is here, and 10,000 baby boomers are turning 65 every day and are expected to live longer than any previous generation. Read more »

North Beach Walking Tour #10

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Thu, Jan 10 2013 - 2:00pm

North Beach Walking Tour

Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past, where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat generation hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops. Read more »

Why Free Trade Doesn't Work

Thu, Jan 17 2013 - 6:00pm

Why Free Trade Doesn’t Work

Ian Fletcher, Author, Free Trade Doesn’t Work; Senior Economist, Coalition for a Prosperous America

Free trade is one of the sacred cows in American economic policy. But as our $500 billion a year trade deficit continues, people are asking whether it deserves this status. The principles of economics that underlie free trade are controversial, and some of the most recent economic models question its soundness as policy. Read more »

Dr. Otis Brawley:Fighting Patient Mistreatment in America

Mon, Oct 29 2012 - 6:00pm

Dr. Otis Brawley: Fighting Patient Mistreatment in America

Otis Brawley, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, American Cancer Society; Co-author, How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America

Lisa Aliferis, KQED Health Editor - Moderator Read more »