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Humanity and the Universe

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Wed, May 6 2015 - 7:45pm

Ed Lu, Astronaut; Chairman, B612 Foundation
Brian Hackney, News and Weather Anchor, CBS5 San Francisco - Moderator

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Willie Brown: Annual Commonwealth Club Lecture

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Wed, May 6 2015 - 6:00pm

Willie Brown, Former Mayor, San Francisco; Former Speaker, California State Assembly

Former San Francisco Mayor Brown will give his annual lecture on national and regional political trends. A two-term mayor of San Francisco, legendary speaker of the California State Assembly and widely regarded as one of the most influential African-American politicians of the late 20th century, Brown has been at the center of California politics, government and civic life for an astonishing four decades.

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Sebastian Rejak, Polish Foreign Ministry’s Envoy to the Jewish Diaspora

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Mon, May 4 2015 - 12:00pm

How Europe’s Challenged Stability Affects Its Minorities: A Polish Perspective

Sebastian Rejak, Special Envoy of Poland's Minister of Foreign Affairs for Relations with the Jewish Diaspora Read more »

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Waterfront Walk

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Thu, Apr 30 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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Joseph Stiglitz: The Great Divide

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Wed, Apr 29 2015 - 7:00pm

Joseph Stiglitz, Professor, Columbia University; Author, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them; Twitter @JosephEStiglitz
Monika Bauerlein, Co-editor, Mother Jones; Twitter @MonikaBauerlein — Moderator Read more »

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What’s the Value of a College Education?

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Wed, Apr 29 2015 - 6:30pm

Alecia DeCoudreaux, President, Mills College
Richard Ekman, President, Council of Independent Colleges
Mary Marcy, President, Dominican University of California
Mohammad Qayoumi, President, California State University San Jose
Claude Steele, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Hank Paulson: Dealing with China

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Tue, Apr 28 2015 - 6:00pm

Hank Paulson, Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; Author, Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower Read more »

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David Brooks

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Tue, Apr 28 2015 - 12:00pm

David Brooks, Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times; Author, The Road to Character; Twitter: @nytdavidbrooks
Judge LaDoris H. Cordell (ret), Independent Police Auditor, City of San Jose — Moderator

Part of the American Value Series, underwritten by The Koret Foundation

How is character developed? In a society that emphasizes success and achievement, Brooks illustrates what humility, inner worth and moral depth really mean. Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 4/27/15

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Mon, Apr 27 2015 - 6:30pm

C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius
Daniel Borenstein, Columnist and Editorial Writer, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune; Twitter @borensteindan
Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”) and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen Read more »

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