Politics

Past event

Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 11/3/14

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Mon, Nov 3 2014 - 12:00pm

Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders
Tammy Frisby, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Stanford University Read more »

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San Francisco’s Prop E: Pros and Cons of the Soda Tax

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Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 12:00pm

Scott Wiener, San Francisco Supervisor; Proponent of Proposition E
Starchild, Outreach Director, Libertarian Party of San Francisco; Opponent of Proposition E
Robert Lustig, M.D., Pediatric Endocriniologist; Board President, Institute for Responsible Nutrition
Lisa Aliferis, Health Editor, KQED - Moderator
Additional Panelists TBA Read more »

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The War in Syria

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Tue, Oct 21 2014 - 12:00pm

Avi Melamed, Israeli Middle East Strategic Intelligence Analyst
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator Read more »

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Matt Bai: When Politics Went Tabloid

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Mon, Oct 20 2014 - 12:00pm

Matt Bai, National Political Columnist, Yahoo News; Author, All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid; Twitter @mattbai
Doug Sovern, Political Reporter, KCBS Radio - Moderator Read more »

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Leon Panetta

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Thu, Oct 16 2014 - 6:30pm

Leon Panetta, Former Director, CIA; Former U.S. Secretary of Defense; Author, Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace
Dr. Gloria C. Duffy, President & CEO of The Commonwealth Club – Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 10/13/14

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Mon, Oct 13 2014 - 6:30pm

Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @joegarofoli
Mollie Reilly, Deputy Politics Editor, The Huffington Post; Twitter @mollieclare
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius Read more »

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Water Politics

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Mon, Oct 13 2014 - 6:30pm

John Coleman, President, Association of California Water Agencies; Board Member, East Bay Municipal Utility District
Anthony Rendon, California Assemblyman (D-Lakewood); Chair, State Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee
Lauren Sommer, Science and Environment Reporter, KQED Public Radio
Danny Merkley, Director of Water Resources, California Farm Bureau Federation Read more »

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Retired U.S.General Wesley Clark

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Mon, Oct 13 2014 - 12:00pm

Wesley Clark, Ret. U.S. Army General; Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander; Author, Don’t Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership

In conversation with Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Former Distinguished Chair in International Security Studies, The United States Military Academy at West Point Read more »

Past event

Cartoonapalooza: Satire Fest Finale

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Sat, Oct 11 2014 - 6:30pm

Here’s a special chance for a limited number of Commonwealth Club members to attend for free the finale of the Cartoonapalooza, featuring some of the nation’s best talent in political cartooning and visual satire.

Invited Participants: Read more »

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