Social Issues

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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
Lenore Chinn, Painter; Board Member, Queer Cultural Center Read more »

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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 »

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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,; Twitter @debrajsaunders — Moderator Read more »


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


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,

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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)

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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 »


Ian Haney-Lopez: Race and Politics in America (3/18/14)

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Ian Haney-Lopez, UC Berkeley Professor of Law; Author, Dog Whistle Politics

Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell - Moderator

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