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Matt Taibbi: A Scathing Portrait of American Injustice

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Thu, Apr 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Matt Taibbi, Former Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone; Author, The Divide  Read more »

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Ron Paul: Liberty Defined

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Thu, Apr 10 2014 - 10:00am

Ron Paul, Former U.S. Congressman; Twitter @RonPaul
In conversation with Josh Richman, Political Reporter, Bay Area News Group
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Dr. Jared Diamond

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Wed, Apr 9 2014 - 7:00pm

Jared Diamond, Professor of Geography, UCLA; Author, Guns, Germs, and Steel and The Third Chimpanzee for Young People

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Jeremy Rifkin: Are We Moving from a Capitalist to a Collaborative Economy?

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Wed, Apr 9 2014 - 6:00pm

Jeremy Rifkin, Economist; Author, The Zero Marginal Cost Society Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Apr 8 2014 - 1:45pm

Explore one of San Francisco’s 44 hills, and one of its original “Seven Hills”. Because of great views and its central position, Nob Hill became an exclusive enclave of the rich and famous on the west coast who built large mansions in the neighborhood. This included prominent tycoons such as Leland Stanford, and other members of the Big Four. Highlights include the history of four landmark hotels: The Fairmont, Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court and Huntington Hotel. Read more »

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Biz Stone: Confessions of a Creative Mind

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Mon, Apr 7 2014 - 6:30pm

Biz Stone, Co-founder, Twitter; Author, Things a Little Bird Told Me
In conversation with Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor, Recode.net  Read more »

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Nuclear Power: Meltdown or Revival?

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Thu, Apr 3 2014 - 6:30pm

Dave Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project, Union of Concerned Scientists Read more »

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How Did Oracle Team USA Win the America's Cup - Twice?

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Wed, Apr 2 2014 - 6:00pm

Jimmy Spithill, Oracle Team USA Skipper
Norbert Bajurin, Commodore, Golden Gate Yacht Club
Julian Guthrie, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Author, The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, The America's Cup, Twice Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 4/1/14

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Tue, Apr 1 2014 - 6:30pm

Tammy Frisby, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Stanford University; Twitter @tmfrisby
Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, KPIX-TV and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Twitter @Josh_Richman
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club — Host Read more »

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The Fracking Boom

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Tue, Apr 1 2014 - 12:00pm

Russell Gold, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal; Author, The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World Read more »

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