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Undocumented and Uninsured

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Mon, Nov 24 2014 - 6:00pm

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U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz

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Fri, Oct 24 2014 - 6:00pm

Ernest Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy Read more »

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in Conversation with Sheryl Sandberg

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Wed, Oct 8 2014 - 3:00pm

Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator; Author, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World; Twitter: @SenGillibrand
In conversation with Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook; Author, Lean In Read more »

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Geo for Good

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Wed, Dec 3 2014 - 7:00pm

Rebecca Moore, Lead, Google Earth Outreach Program and Google Earth Engine Read more »

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Steven Johnson: Six innovations that Made the Modern World

Wed, Oct 22 2014 - 7:00pm

Steven Johnson, Author, Where Good Ideas Come From and How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World; Twitter @stevenbjohnson

From the printing press to Wi-Fi, popular science writer Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation and examines where these ideas came from and how they moved from idea to existence. From a simple concept, bizarre coincidence, or surprising accident, hear more about some of the most brilliant inventions that have revolutionized the world we live in. Read more »

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Congressman George Miller: Celebrating Forty Years on Capitol Hill

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Wed, Oct 8 2014 - 6:30pm

George Miller, Member of Congress, California’s 11th Congressional District Read more »

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Cartoonapalooza: Satire Fest Finale

Sat, Oct 11 2014 - 6:30pm

Here’s a special chance for a limited number of Commonwealth Club members to attend for free the finale of the Cartoonapalooza, featuring some of the nation’s best talent in political cartooning and visual satire.

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Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology

Tue, Oct 21 2014 - 7:00pm

Vivek Wadhwa, Fellow, The Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University; Co-Author, Innovating Women
Kim Polese, Chairwoman, ClearStreet Inc.
Alison van Diggelen, Host of “Fresh Dialogues”; Contributor, BBC – moderator
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John Lahr, New Yorker Drama Critic

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Mon, Oct 6 2014 - 7:00pm

John Lahr, Author, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh; Drama critic, The New Yorker
In conversation with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director, A.C.T.

John Lahr will discuss his new book on Tennessee Williams, which provides intimate access to the mind of the writer whose plays reshaped the American theater and our nation’s sense of self. Read more »

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San Francisco’s Prop E: Pros and Cons of the Soda Tax

Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 12:00pm

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To tax or not to tax? That is the question posed to San Francisco residents this November as Proposition E, also known as the Soda Tax, appears on ballots. Read more »

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