Join Rick Evans for his new walking tour exploring the historic sites of the waterfront neighborhood that surrounds the location of the future Commonwealth Club headquarters. Hear the dynamic stories of the entrepreneurs, controversial artists and labor organizers who created this recently revitalized neighborhood. This two-hour tour will give you a lively overview of the historic significance of this neighborhood and a close look at the ongoing development.
Joseph Stiglitz, Professor, Columbia University; Author, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them; Twitter @JosephEStiglitz Michael Moritz, Managing Member, Sequoia Capital — Moderator Read more »
Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor, University of California Berkeley Mohammad Qayoumi, President, California State University San Jose Mary Marcy, President, Dominican University of California Alecia DeCoudreaux, President, Mills College Richard Ekman, President, Council of Independent Colleges Read more »
Join us as we explore the biggest, most controversial, and sometimes the surprising political issues with expert commentary by panelists who are smart, are civil, and have a good sense of humor. Join our panelists for informative and engaging commentary on political and other major news, audience discussion of the week’s events, and our live news quiz!
And come early before the program to meet other smart and engaged individuals and discuss the news over snacks and wine at our member social (open to all attendees).
Richard Martin, Author, Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet Additional Panelists TBA
Coal is taking a beating in the United States but it is gaining market share in Asia. Coal-fired electricity is lifting people out of poverty. It is also frying the sky. Will banning coal exports impact domestic prices and international carbon pollution?
Join us for a journey from the mines of Wyoming to China’s coal region.
Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform; Author, End the IRS Before it Ends Us; Twitter @GroverNorquist Quentin Hardy, Deputy Technology Editor, The New York Times; Former Executive Editor, Forbes Media – ModeratorRead more »