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Shelby Steele: Equality and Justice

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Tue, Mar 24 2015 - 6:30pm

Shelby Steele, Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution; Author, Shame: How America’s Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country

The United States today is hopelessly polarized. The political right and left have hardened into rigid and deeply antagonistic camps, preventing any sort of progress. Amid the bickering and inertia, the promise of the 1960s – when many people came together to fight for equality and universal justice – remains unfulfilled. Read more »

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Power Ball: T. Boone Pickens

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Tue, Mar 24 2015 - 6:30pm

T. Boone Pickens, Chairman & CEO, BP Capital
Greg Dalton, Vice President of Special Projects & Director, Climate One - Moderator
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Talib Kweli: Race, Justice and Hip Hop

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Fri, Mar 20 2015 - 7:00pm

“The length of black life is treated with short worth.” – Black Star  Read more »

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Tom Hayden: Why Cuba Matters

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Thu, Mar 19 2015 - 6:30pm

Tom Hayden, Activist; Director, Peace and Justice Resource Center; Author, Listen, Yankee: Why Cuba Matters; Twitter @tomehayden Read more »

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Waterfront Walk

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Thu, Mar 19 2015 - 1:45pm

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.

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Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman: The Untold Story of Psychiatry

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Wed, Mar 18 2015 - 12:00pm

Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D.; Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Author, Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychology Read more »

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The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Women

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Mon, Mar 16 2015 - 6:30pm

Carlina Hansen, Executive Director, Women’s Community Clinic
Claire Brindis, DrPH, Director, UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Alice Huan-mei Chen, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Integration Officer, Director of the Center for Innovation in Access and Quality, and Director of the eReferral Program, San Francisco General Hospital; Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco — Moderator Read more »

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Like Moths to A Flame: Technology Innovators

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Thu, Mar 12 2015 - 6:30pm

Privahini Bradoo, CEO and Co-Founder, BlueOak
Miro Salem, CEO and Founder, 3TEN8
Alex Torrenegra, CEO and Co-Founder, Bunny Inc.
Geetha Vallabhaneni, CEO, Luminix
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, The San Jose Mercury News – Moderator
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Michael Rich, President and CEO, RAND Corporation

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Wed, Mar 11 2015 - 6:30pm

Getting to Good Policy in the Era of Political Polarization Read more »

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Bruce Schneier: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data

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Tue, Mar 10 2015 - 6:30pm

Bruce Schneier, Chief Technology Officer, Co3 Systems; Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School; Author, Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

Join us for a shocking look at the ways corporations and governments track and control people, and the ways we can fight back. Read more »

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