Social Issues

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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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The Ascent of Woman Series-Girls Gotta Do Business: The Rising Force of Women Entrepreneurs (8/3/2010)

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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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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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The Ascent of Woman Series-Outliers and Outperformers: Women in Fund Management (7/30/2010)

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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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Ascent of Woman Series-Midori in Conversation with Ruth Felt

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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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Senator Barbara Boxer-Member, United States Senate (D-CA)

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Senator Barbara Boxer

Member, United States Senate (D-CA) Read more »

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Ascent of Woman Series: Achieving Success with the Help of a Mentor: Women Advising Women on Power, Progress and Priorities (8/30/2010)

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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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Robert Reich-America’s Economy and the Road Ahead

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

When the nation’s economy foundered in 2008, blame was almost universally directed at Wall Street, but celebrated economic policymaker and political theorist Reich suggests a different reason for the meltdown and describes a potentially treacherous road ahead. Reich explores a blueprint for lastingly improving our economy. Read more »

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