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What's "The Economy" For Anyway?

Mon, Sep 21 2009 - 6:30pm

What Is "the Economy" for Anyway?

Annie Leonard, Documentarian, The Story of Stuff
Colin Beavan, Author, No Impact Man
David Batker, Executive Director, Earth Economics
Chip Giller, Founder and President, Grist - Moderator

While the economy hums away in an uncertain environment, some people question the basic purpose of the capitalist market: to provide iPhones to the masses, or to provide food to the needy? What is the role of the government as trust in the free market falters? Read more »

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Michael Moore and His Latest Film, Capitalism: A Love Story

Thu, Sep 17 2009 - 3:30pm

An Evening with Michael Moore and His Latest Film, Capitalism: A Love Story 

Sold out!
Standing room available at interview only, on a first-come, first-served basis. Must call to reserve: (415) 597-6705

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$10 (or less) Wine

Wed, Aug 26 2009 - 6:30pm

$10 (or Less) Wine

Doug Due, Director of Wine and Beer, Grocery Outlet
Chad Richard, Co-founder, Furthermore Wines
Dorian Kendal, Creator, BudgetVino Blog
Courtney Cochran, Founder, Your Personal Sommelier; Author, Hip Tastes: The Fresh Guide to Wine - Moderator

Are you wine-obsessed but afraid that being an oenophile will empty your pockets? Never fear, there’s more available than “two-buck Chuck”! Read more »

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Ramit Sethi: Building a Bulletproof Personal Finance System

Mon, Aug 24 2009 - 6:00pm

The Psychology of Building a Bulletproof Personal Finance System

Ramit Sethi, Author, I Will Teach You to Be Rich
Cathy Curtis, CFP, Curtis Financial Planning

Personal finance has traditionally been about “no”: No, you can’t buy that latte. No, forget those jeans. Read more »

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$10 Philanthropy: Change for Change

Wed, Aug 12 2009 - 6:30pm

$10 Philanthropy: Change for Change

Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Member, United Nations GAID High-Level Panel of Advisors; Trustee, Project Ahimsa
Jacob Colker, Co-founder and CEO, The Extraordinaries
Joe Engle, Sales Associate, Network for Good
Premal Shah, President, Kiva
Madeline Stanionis, CEO and Co-founder, Watershed – Moderator
Additional panelists TBA

President Obama’s election is believed by many to have reinvigorated the spirit of civic engagement an Read more »

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Marijuana Economics: The Pros and Cons of California's Cash Crop

Thu, Jul 30 2009 - 6:30pm

Marijuana Economics: The Pros and Cons of California's Cash Crop

Richard Lee, Founder, Oaksterdam University, Founder, Oakland Civil Liberties Alliance
Chief Scott Kirkland, Chief of Police, El Cerrito
Eugene Schoenfeld, M.D., Court-Appointed Psychiatrist Panel Superior Court of Contra Costa County
Josh Richman, Politics and Legal Affairs, Contra Costa Times - Moderator

Marijuana is by some estimates California's largest cash crop, bringing in more than twice the revenue of Read more »

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SF Micro-Brews: Get Wiser Than Bud

Tue, Jul 21 2009 - 6:30pm

SF Micro-Brews: Get Wiser than Bud

Zak Davis, West Coast Regional Manager, Shmaltz Brewing Company
Shaun O’Sullivan, Co-founder, 21st Amendment Brewery
Griz, Chief Cook and Bottle Washer, San Francisco Brew Craft
Forest Gray, Founder and President, Speakeasy Brewery
Bob Coleman, Co-founder, SF Brewers Guild - Moderator

The Bay Area is a hub for West Coast craft beer. Read more »

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San FranCyclo: The Wheel World

Mon, Jul 20 2009 - 6:30pm

San FranCyclo: The Wheel World

Andy Thornley, Program Director, San Francisco Bike Coalition
Timothy Papandreou, Assistant Deputy Director of Transportation Planning and Development, SFMTA
Tom Radulovich, Executive Director, Livable City
Steve Jones, Political Writer and City Editor, SF Bay Guardian - Moderator

San Francisco is becoming a beacon of biking public policy, yet there is much to do if we are to reach pedal perfection. Read more »

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Newspapers are Dead. Now What?

Mon, Jun 29 2009 - 6:30pm

Death of Newspapers, Now What?

Phil Bronstein, Editor at Large and V.P., San Francisco Chronicle; Editor at Large, Hearst Newspapers.
Lowell Bergman, Professor, Berkeley School of Journalism; Producer/Director of PBS Documentaries
Kara Andrade, Online Community Organizer, Spot.Us
Cynthia Typaldos, Founder and President, Kachingle
Doug Sovern, News Anchor, KCBS all News 740 - Moderator

Newspapers are dying and everything is about to change in the world of j Read more »

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Making Social Media Work For You

Tue, Jun 23 2009 - 6:30pm

Making Social Media Work for You: Big Tools for Small Businesses

Jeremy Toeman, Founding Partner, Stage Two Consulting
Adam Lasnik, Search Evangelist, Google
Chris Lindland, Founder, Coradarounds
Ben Parr, Associate Editor, Mashable.com
Sarah Lacy, Valley Girl Columnist, BusinessWeek; Co-host, "Tech Ticker"; Author, Once You’re Lucky. Read more »

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