Politics

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The Key to Regaining American Opportunity and Fiscal Freedom

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Wed, Jun 25 2014 - 12:00pm

C. Eugene Steuerle, Fellow, Urban Institute; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Treasury; Author, Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue Our Future 
Frank Yeary, Co-founder and Chairman, Level Money; Former Vice Chancellor, UC Berkeley 
Robert Friedman, Founder and Chair, Corporation for Enterprise Development – Moderator Read more »

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Book Discussion: Caesar's Commentaries: On The Gallic War and On The Civil War by Julius Caesar

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Mon, Jun 23 2014 - 5:30pm

There was a time when Latin was a widespread educational rite of passage starting with "Veni, vidi, vici." This discussion will focus on the English translation of the Commentaries by Julius Caesar, one of the most important persons of his age, some would say second only to Jesus Christ. Caesar's Commentaries are required reading at U.S. Read more »

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Mineta National Policy Summit

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Fri, Jun 20 2014 - 9:00am

Introduction by Norman Y. Mineta, U.S. Secretary of Transportation (retired)
Keynote Address by Therese McMillan, Federal Transit Deputy Administrator
Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Director, MTI National Transportation Finance Center Read more »

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Laurence Tribe: The Supreme Court and the Constitution

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Thu, Jun 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Laurence Tribe, Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; Co-author, Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution
Jeffrey Brand, Professor and Chairman, Center for Law and Global Justice, University of San Francisco Law School - Moderator Read more »

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Texas Governor Rick Perry: Energy Independence in America

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Wed, Jun 11 2014 - 7:30pm
Rick Perry, Governor, Texas
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One, The Commonwealth Club — Moderator
 
Texas Governor Rick Perry believes his state is leading the way for America in creating energy independence by producing crude oil and electricity in many forms, including natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, bio-fuel and hydroelectric generation.
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Just added: Luis Guillermo Solís, President of Costa Rica

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Mon, Jun 9 2014 - 6:30pm

Creating A Competitive Hub for High-Tech Manufacturing and Services in Latin America

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed — Introduction

Akiko Yamazaki, Board Member, Wildlife Conservation Network; Philanthropist - Moderator Read more »

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Will Durst: Midterm Madness!

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Tue, Jun 3 2014 - 6:30pm

Will Durst, American Political Satirist, Twitter @willdurst 
In conversation with Brian Copeland, Actor; Comedian; Host, KGO Radio Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 6/2/14

Week to Week Political Roundtable at The Commonwealth Club of California
Mon, Jun 2 2014 - 6:30pm

Bob Butler, Reporter, KCBS Radio; President, National Association of Black Journalists; Twitter @BobButler7
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius Read more »

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Michael McFaul: Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia

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Tue, May 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael McFaul, Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia 
Dr. Gloria Duffy, President & CEO, The Commonwealth Club – Moderator Read more »

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Health Care Reform: California’s Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones

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Mon, May 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Dave Jones, Commissioner, California Department of Insurance Read more »

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