Simran Sethi, Author, Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love Anna Lappe, Author, Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About ItRead more »
Election Day is almost here. Some of you will have already voted, and are now biting your nails for the final outcome.
Join us then 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! Read more »
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. Read more »
Nancy L. Cohen, Historian; Author, Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President
In conversation with Dan Ashley, ABC 7 News Anchor; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors Read more »
Larry Brilliant, Chairman, Skoll Global Threats; Former Executive Director, Google.org; Author, Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventure of a Spiritual Seeker and Visionary Physician Who Helped Conquer the Worst Disease in History; Twitter: @larrybrilliant
This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.Read more »
Caitlin Shetterly, Author, Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future
GMO products are among the most-consumed and the least-understood substances in the United States today. They appear not only in the food we eat, but in everything from the interior coating of paper coffee cups and medicines to diapers and toothpaste. Read more »
Sophia Amoruso, Author, Nasty Galaxy and New York Times best-seller #Girlboss; Founder and CEO, Nasty Gal; Founder, #Girlboss Foundation; Host, #Girlboss Radio Alison Pincus, Co-Founder, One Kings Lane; Co-Founder, HelloMazel—Moderator Read more »
Join INFORUM, Brigade and KQED at the swanky Hotel Zetta to watch all three 2016 presidential debates!
This election cycle has already been full of unforgettable moments; you won't want to miss the opportunity to watch Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump face off live and debate the issues as they compete for your vote in November.
Bring your friends and your opinions, we'll provide the snacks and drinks!
Yingyi Qian, Dean and Professor, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, China Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Board Member, Asia Policy and The China Review George Lewinski, Former Foreign Editor, "Marketplace"—Moderator Read more »