Politics

Past event

Vicente Fox, Former President of Mexico

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Wed, Apr 19 2017 - 12:00pm

Immigration, the Wall, and the Future of U.S.–Mexican Relations

Vicente Fox, President of Mexico, 2000–2006
Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club—Moderator Read more »

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Trump Advisor Roger Stone: The Making of the President

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Tue, Apr 11 2017 - 6:30pm

Roger Stone, Former Advisor to Donald Trump; Author, The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution

On November 8, one of the most contentious and polarizing presidential elections in American history came to an abrupt end when heavily favored presidential candidate Hillary Clinton conceded to Donald J. Trump. Many Americans were left asking: “How did this happen?” Read more »

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SFDebate

Mon, Apr 10 2017 - 7:00pm

The SFDebate is an open forum for discussion on the events of our time. It is a place where you will not only be exposed to opposing points of view, but a safe place where you will be encouraged to find and speak up for yours. SFDebate is also a meeting of minds, and we follow every meeting with continued debate and conversation at a nearby bar/restaurant.

 

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Week to Week Politics Roundtable and Social Hour 4/10/17

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Mon, Apr 10 2017 - 6:30pm

Bob Butler, Reporter, KCBS; Executive Director, Butler Media; Twitter  
Joe Garofoli, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter  
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, Mercury News; Twitter Read more »

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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Three

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Thu, Apr 6 2017 - 6:30pm

Harmeet DhillonRepublican National Committee National Committeewoman for California
Jane Kim, San Francisco Supervisor, District 6
Sam Liccardo, Mayor, San Jose
Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Brian Watt, Morning News Anchor, KQED—Moderator Read more »

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Alyssa Mastromonaco: Running the Obama White House

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Wed, Apr 5 2017 - 6:30pm

Alyssa Mastromonaco, Former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Operations for President Barack Obama; Author, Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House; President of Global Communications Strategy and Talent, A+E Networks; Contributing Editor, Marie Claire; Former Chief Operating Officer, Vice Media Read more »

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Jane Mayer: Behind Dark Money

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Tue, Apr 4 2017 - 7:00pm

Jane Mayer, Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right; Twitter

Who are the people bankrolling our political system?

Mayer takes us behind the scenes and exposes the powerful group of individuals who are shaping our country. She traces the billions of dollars spent by the Kochs, the Scaifes, the Olins, and the Bradleys and uncovers their influences on policies related to climate change, the economy and more. Read more »

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Inside the Country of Georgia: Meet Leaders Who Advocate Democracy on Russia’s Border

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Wed, Mar 29 2017 - 12:00pm

David Bakradze, Georgian Ambassador to the United States; Former State Minister, European and Euro-Atlantic Integration
Giorgi Tsikolia, Deputy Chief of Mission
Mariam Lashkhi, International Relations Director, Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA)
Harsha Ram, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Berkeley—Moderator Read more »

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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: The Two Americas

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Tue, Mar 28 2017 - 7:00pm

Chris Hayes, MSNBC Host, "All in with Chris Hayes"; Editor at Large, The Nation; Author, A Colony in a Nation; Twitter
In conversation with Clara Jeffery, Editor-in-Chief, Mother Jones; Twitter  Read more »

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P.J. O'Rourke: Has America Gone Crazy?

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Mon, Mar 27 2017 - 6:30pm

P.J. O’Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016; Twitter
Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS San Francisco; Twitter —Moderator  Read more »

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