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Naomi Klein: Disaster Capitalism (10/16/2008)

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Naomi Klein, Journalist, Syndicated Columnist; Author, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
In conversation with Stephen Elliott, Author; Member, San Francisco Writers' Grotto; Former Wallace Stegner Fellow, Stanford University; Founder, The Progressive Reading Series Read more »

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Robert Reich, Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Author, Supercapitalism

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What's at Stake in the Election: Trickle-Down Versus Bottom-Up Economics

Robert Reich, Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Author, Supercapitalism Read more »

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Mark Yudof, President, University of California; Former Law Professor; Expert, Education and Constitutional Law (11/17/2008)

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Proving the Value of Higher Education


Mark Yudof, President, University of California; Former Law Professor; Expert, Education and Constitutional Law Read more »

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Michael H. Shuman, Economist; Attorney; Entrepreneur; Author of The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global competition (11/5/2008)

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Michael H. Shuman,
Economist; Attorney; Entrepreneur; Author of The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global competition

The Club's Business & Leadership Member Led Forum welcomes Michael Shuman to discuss local economies and the buy-local movement.



This program was recorded in front of a live audience on November 5, 2008

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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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