March 2013

Lisa Krieger: The Cost of Dying and Moral Choices at the End of Life

Tue, May 14 2013 - 12:00pm

Lisa Krieger, Science and Medical Research Reporter, San Jose Mercury News

In a series of powerful articles last year, Mercury News reporter Krieger documented the immense financial costs associated with her father’s final illness. Krieger will discuss how such costs are impacting end-of-life care and our entire health system. Read more »

Mickey Edwards: The Influence of Partisan Politics on Local Government

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Fri, Apr 19 2013 - 12:00pm

Mickey Edwards, Former Member of Congress (R-OK); Vice President and Director, Aspen Institute Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership; Author, The Parties Versus the People Read more »

Mark Bittman, NY Times Food Columnist, in Palo Alto

Image - Mark Bittman, NY Times Food Columnist, in Palo Alto
Mon, May 6 2013 - 7:00pm

New York Times Food Columnist; Author, How to Cook Everything and VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health . . . for Good

In conversation with Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal; Co-manager, Alemany Farm Read more »