Social Issues

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Meet Human Rights Activists Bo Kyi and Umida Niazova (11/20/2008)

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Bo Kyi, Co-founder, Burma’s Association for Assistance of Political Prisoners
Umida Niazova, Uzbek Journalist Read more »

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Zeke Emanuel: Health Care: Scrapping the System to Find the Solution (1/8/2009)

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Zeke Emanuel, Chair, Dept. of Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health; Author, Healthcare, Guaranteed
John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator Read more »

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Brian Copeland: 2009 Silicon Valley Reads: One Book. One Community Kick-Off (1/13/2009)

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Brian Copeland, KGO Radio Host; Author, Not a Genuine Black Man

When Copeland and his family moved to San Leandro in 1972, he immediately felt the effects of growing up as an African American in an otherwise all-white suburb. Copeland discusses his own experiences of racial identity, isolation and redemption, and provides a thoughtful examination of how our surroundings help shape who we are. Read more »

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Azadeh Moaveni: Honeymoon in Tehran (2/25/2009)

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Azadeh Moaveni, Contributing Writer, Time Magazine; Author, Honeymoon in Tehran: Two Years of Love and Danger in Iran

As one of the few American correspondents allowed to work continuously in Iran since 1999, Moaveni has reported widely on women’s rights, Islamic reform and youth culture. She will discuss her personal experiences living and working in Iran, including how, after facing the threat of arrest, she fled the country to protect her family’s safety. Read more »

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Peter Barnes: How to Fight Climate Change Without Soaking the Middle Class

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Peter Barnes, Tomales Bay Institute, Co-Founder of Working Assets

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Naomi Wolf: Give Me Liberty (10/14/2008)

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Naomi Wolf, Author, The Beauty Myth and The End of America
In conversation with Katharine Mieszkowski, Senior Writer, Salon Read more »

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Habeus Corpus: The Perceived Tensions Between Security and Liberty (6/19/2008)

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Vincent Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights
Peter Scheidegger, Legal Director, Criminal Justice Legal Foundation Read more »

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2007: Is This 1984? (11/29/2007)

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Kevin Bankston, Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Chris Hoofnagle, Senior Staff Attorney, Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic; Senior Fellow, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology
Chris Kelly, Chief Privacy Officer and Head of Global Public Policy, Facebook
Jane Horvath, Senior Privacy Counsel, Google Read more »

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Aaron Hurst, President and Founder, Taproot Foundation (9/25/2007)

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Aaron Hurst, recognized by Fast Company as a 2006 Rising Star—“a social entrepreneur with extraordinary potential,” founded the Taproot Foundation to break down the barriers between the nonprofit and corporate sectors in the US. Inspired by the work of Hurst’s grandfather Joseph E. Slater, author of the original blueprint for the Peace Corps, Taproot is allowing business professionals to volunteer their skills in the nonprofit sector, thus strengthening our community. Read more »

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Generation Debt (4/24/2007)

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Erica Sandberg, Financial Education and Communication Advisor; Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Ramit Sethi, Technology Entrepreneur; Blogger
David Robinson, Senior Lecturer, Haas School of Business UC Berkeley
Lynn Jimenez, Personal Finance Reporter, KGO Radio – Moderator Read more »

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