Social Issues

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Globalizing the Culture War

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Rev. Kapya Kaoma, Project Director, Political Research Associates; Anglican Priest from Zambia Leading Churches in Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
Sandip Roy, Editor, New America Media - Moderator Read more »

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How Successful Women Lead

Joanna Barsh, Executive, McKinsey and Company; Author, How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life
Susie Cranston, Executive, McKinsey and Company; Author, How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life Read more »

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Visions of Cuba

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Bobbie Rabinowitz, Social Worker; Labor Activist

Get an inside look at a culturally rich but politically and economically struggling country. Rabinowitz will present a slide show with commentary about her most recent trip to Cuba last year. Rabinowitz has been to Cuba 10 times since 1974, as a volunteer and as part of health care, labor and cultural programs. Her intriguing photos offer an intimate look at Cuba and Cubans today. Read more »

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A Republic If You Can Keep It

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David Davenport, Counselor to the Director for External Relations and Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Former President, Pepperdine University Read more »

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Rethinking Wealth and Inequality in America

Gar Alperovitz, Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy, University of Maryland; Co-author, Unjust Deserts: How the Rich are Taking our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take It Back
Lew Daly, Senior Fellow, Demos; Co-author, Unjust Deserts: How the Rich are Taking our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take It Back Read more »

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Palestinian Struggles for Nationality

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Omar Dajani, Former Senior Legal Advisor, Palestine Liberation Organization’s Negotiations Support Unit; Former Political Advisor, United Nations Special Envoy Terje Roed-Larson; Associate Professor of Law, University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law
George Bisharat, Ph.D., Professor of Law, Expertise in Middle East Affairs Read more »

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Now & Then Series: The Jewish Community of the Bay Area Since 1945

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Fred Rosenbaum, Founding Director, Lehrhaus Judaica

Jews have been at the center of business, political and artistic life in the Bay Area since the Gold Rush, but the postwar demographic transformation and technological revolution have linked the community with world Jewry in unprecedented ways. Nevertheless, the cosmopolitan ethos that has characterized local Jews and Jewish institutions has remained constant. Rosenbaum will discuss the evolution of this Bay Area community. Read more »

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Darfur and Beyond: The Responsibility to Protect (3/12/09)

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Mark Hanis, Executive Director, Genocide Intervention Network

Genocide Intervention Network founder Hanis will provide an overview of the genocide in Darfur and how people in the United States can help. He is a 2006 Draper Richards fellow and a Echoing Green fellow and has been featured in The New York Times and on CNN and National Public Radio. Read more »

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The How-to of Social Entrepreneurship panel (4/8/09)

Wilford Welch, Former U.S. Diplomat, Business Executive and Publisher; Author, The Tactics of Hope
Lynne Twist, Co-founder, the Pachamama Alliance
David Hopkins, Social Entrepreneur, BeRewarding.com Read more »

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