Social Issues

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Vincent Warren: Neutralizing the Bush Legacy (5/12/2009)

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Vincent Warren, Executive Director of The Center for Constitutional Rights Read more »

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Tools for Good: Transforming Your Business Skills to Make a Difference in the World (5/11/2009)

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Lisa Gansky, Co-founder, Dos Margaritas; Advisor, New Resource Bank; Founder, oFoto, GNN
Maria Giudice, Founder and CEO, Hot Studio
Lisa Nash, CEO, Blue Planet Run
Blair Shane, Chief Marketing Officer, California Academy of Sciences Read more »

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Conscious Capitalism, Part Three (6/23/2009)

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Rajan Dev, President, Hot Studio
Steve Pinetti, Senior VP Sales and Marketing, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants
Don Skeoch, Chief Revenue Officer, California Academy of Sciences
Kat Taylor, Founder, OneCalifornia Bank
Kevin O’Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

This Program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on June 23, 2009.

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Frederick Hertz: Making It Legal (9/2/2009)

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Frederick Hertz, Attorney; Author

Fighting for the right to marry or register as domestic partners may be easy for many gays and lesbians to embrace, but deciding whether to legally partner your beloved raises far more personal questions.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on September 2, 2009.

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What is "the Economy" for Anyway? (9/21/2009)

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Annie Leonard, Documentarian, The Story of Stuff
Colin Beavan, Author, No Impact Man
David Batker, Executive Director, Earth Economics
Chip Giller, Founder and President, Grist - Moderator Read more »

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Greg Mortenson, Co-founder, Central Asia Institute; Co-author, Three Cups of Tea

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Greg Mortenson, Co-founder, Central Asia Institute; Co-author, Three Cups of Tea; Author, Stones in Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan Read more »

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Muhammad Yunus: 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner; Founder, Grameen Bank (5/24/2010)

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Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner; Founder, Grameen Bank; Author, Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs Read more »

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Investigating Cults

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David Sullivan, Professional Cult Investigator

Learn about cults from a man who’s seen them from the inside. Professional investigator Sullivan describes the process of identifying and investigating cults, providing an overview of how cults recruit, convert and maintain control of their members through a variety of psychologically coercive techniques. A licensed private investigator for more than 19 years, Sullivan has worked in collaboration with leading authorities in the area of undue influence. Read more »

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David Boies: Challenging Law and Making History: Overturning CA’s Prop 8 Gay Marriage Ban

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David Boies: Challenging Law and Making History

Attorney; Chairman, Boies, Schiller and Flexner LLP

Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, Stanford University; Co-director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford University - Moderator

Challenging Law and Making History: Overturning CA’s Prop 8 Gay Marriage Ban. Read more »

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The Ascent of Woman Series-Population Aging as a Feminist Issue (8/2/2010)

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The evolving status of women in the world today will be explored at The Commonwealth Club throughout the month of August in the series The Ascent of Woman.

Through speakers, panels, films and art, we will examine this transformational period in women's history, this dramatic shift from the expectation of our mothers' choices, to how we work and live today in ways that reach out through our families and communities to reverberate throughout the nation. Read more »

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