Politics

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The Rise of Islamic Radicalism

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Fri, May 15 2015 - 12:00pm

Stefan Schlueter, German Consul General in San Francisco
Andy David, Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest
Paulina Carmona, Consul General of France for San Francisco
Phil Bronstein, Executive Chair of the Board, The Center for Investigative Reporting; Former Executive VP and Editor-at-Large, San Francisco Chronicle – Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 5/11/15

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Mon, May 11 2015 - 6:30pm

Mark Z. Barabak, Political Writer, Los Angeles Times; Twitter @markzbarabak
Carla Marinucci, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cmarinucci
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Political Blogger, ibabuzz.com/politics; Twitter @Josh_Richman Read more »

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Willie Brown: Annual Commonwealth Club Lecture

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Wed, May 6 2015 - 6:00pm

Willie Brown, Former Mayor, San Francisco; Former Speaker, California State Assembly

Former San Francisco Mayor Brown will give his annual lecture on national and regional political trends. A two-term mayor of San Francisco, legendary speaker of the California State Assembly and widely regarded as one of the most influential African-American politicians of the late 20th century, Brown has been at the center of California politics, government and civic life for an astonishing four decades.

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Joseph Stiglitz: The Great Divide

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Wed, Apr 29 2015 - 7:00pm

Joseph Stiglitz, Professor, Columbia University; Author, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them; Twitter @JosephEStiglitz
Monika Bauerlein, Co-editor, Mother Jones; Twitter @MonikaBauerlein — Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 4/27/15

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Mon, Apr 27 2015 - 6:30pm

C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius
Daniel Borenstein, Columnist and Editorial Writer, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune; Twitter @borensteindan
Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”) and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen Read more »

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Grover Norquist: End the IRS

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Tue, Apr 21 2015 - 6:30pm

Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform; Author, End the IRS Before It Ends Us; Twitter @GroverNorquist
Quentin Hardy, Deputy Technology Editor, The New York Times; Former Executive Editor, Forbes Media – Moderator Read more »

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The Islamic State

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Fri, Apr 17 2015 - 12:00pm

Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Consul General, Turkey
Karima Bennoune, Professor of International Law, UC Davis; Author, Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 4/13/15

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Mon, Apr 13 2015 - 6:30pm

Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”) and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen 
Mollie Reilly, Deputy Politics Editor, The Huffington Post; Twitter @mollieclare 
Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Specializing in California's Political and Policy Landscape; Twitter @CarsonJFBruno  Read more »

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Evolutionary UpWising

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Mon, Apr 13 2015 - 6:00pm

Swami Beyondananda, Humorist; Satirist; FUNdamentalist Read more »

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The 18th Annual Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability in Government

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Fri, Apr 10 2015 - 9:00am

Presented by The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley in cooperation with The Commonwealth Club

Theme: Money and Politics
The conference will consist of several panels with presentations of research and roundtable discussions with scholars and experts in the field of money and politics. Read more »

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