Social Issues

Upcoming event

What is the Arts Mainstream?

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Fri, Aug 8 2014 - 12:00pm

Brad Erickson, Playwright; Executive Director, Theatre Bay Area
Ed Decker, Founding Artistic Director, New Conservatory
Jewelle Gomez, Author; Poet; Activist
Additional panelists TBA

Playwright and arts advocate Brad Erickson leads a panel of arts leaders in identifying memorable landmarks in the mainstreaming of LGBT themes and artists since the 1980s. The panel will also frame the questions about what needs to be done further and the challenges of today.

Past event

Michael Waldman

Michael Waldman
Wed, Jul 9 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael Waldman, President, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law; Author, The Second Amendment: A Biography Read more »

Upcoming event

Ralph Nader

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Thu, Jul 31 2014 - 6:00pm

Ralph Nader, Political Activist; Author, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State; Twitter @RalphNader
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; “Token Conservative” Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders — Moderator
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podcast

Jeremy Rifkin: Are We Moving from a Capitalist to a Collaborative Economy? (4/9/14)

Jeremy Rifkin, Economist; Author, The Zero Marginal Cost Society

Paul Saffo, Technology Forecaster; Managing Director of Foresight, Discern Analytics; Professor, Stanford University – Moderator

podcast

Biz Stone: Confessions of a Creative Mind (4/7/14)

Biz Stone, Co-founder, Twitter; Author, Things a Little Bird Told Me
In conversation with Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor, Recode.net

Past event

Defending Rights, Pursuing Justice: The Current State of Civil Liberties in the U.S.

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Wed, Aug 9 2000

Nadler, Jerrold - U.S. congressman (Democrat-New York)

Upcoming event

The San Francisco LGBT Struggle for Freedom Revisited: Catholic Power and the Right to the City

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Mon, Aug 25 2014 - 6:00pm

Bill Issel, Professor of History Emeritus, San Francisco State University Read more »

Past event

Jenny Bowen: A Personal Tale of Action to Save Orphaned Children

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Mon, Jun 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Jenny Bowen, Founder, Half the Sky; Author, Wish You Happy Forever Read more »

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