October 2012

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 »

Recent Acquisitions: Bay Area Museums Collect

Thu, Jan 24 2013 - 6:00pm

Recent Acquisitions: Bay Area Museums Collect

Alexis Coe, Museums Blogger, SF Weekly
Susan Goldstein, City Archivist of San Francisco
Elizabeth Kathleen Mitchell, Burton and Deedee McMurtry Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford
Julie M. Read more »