Politics

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Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich: Rebalancing America’s Relationship to Asia with Australia by Our Side

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Mon, May 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Jeffrey Bleich, Former Ambassador, Australia
Joe Epstein, Past Board President, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors - Moderator Read more »

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Syria and the Arab Spring

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Fri, May 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honorary Consul General, Republic of Turkey, S.F. Bay Area 
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Communication Arts, SFSU; Media Analyst  Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 5/5/14

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Mon, May 5 2014 - 12:00pm

Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders
Joan Ryan, Media Consultant, San Francisco Giants; Author, Freak Season: Behind the Scenes with San Francisco Giants Pitcher Tim Lincecum from Spring Training to the World Series and The Water Giver: The Story of a Mother, a Son and Their Second Chance; Twitter @joanryan Read more »

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Nate Silver

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Fri, May 2 2014 - 7:00pm

Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight; Author, The Signal and the Noise 
In Conversation with Jordan Ellenberg, Mathematician; Author, How Not to Be Wrong

This program is sold out. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, Apr 28 2014 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. There will also be a brief planning session. Read more »

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21st Century Challenges to the Inter-American Human Rights System

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Thu, Apr 24 2014 - 12:00pm

Lawrence Gumbiner, Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the Organization of American States Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 4/21/14

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Mon, Apr 21 2014 - 12:00pm

Martin G. Reynolds, Senior Editor, Community Engagement and Training, Bay Area News Group/Digital First Media; Co-founder, Voices; Twitter @newsmojo and @reynoldspost
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Not So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of California; Twitter @lgerston  Read more »

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Dan Richard: High-Speed Rail and the Future of Transportation in California

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Tue, Apr 15 2014 - 6:00pm

Dan Richard, Board Chair, California High-Speed Rail Authority Read more »

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Matt Taibbi: A Scathing Portrait of American Injustice

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Thu, Apr 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Matt Taibbi, Former Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone; Author, The Divide  Read more »

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Ron Paul: Liberty Defined

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Thu, Apr 10 2014 - 10:00am

Ron Paul, Former U.S. Congressman; Twitter @RonPaul
In conversation with Josh Richman, Political Reporter, Bay Area News Group
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