Past event

Krista Tippett: Heart, Mind and Spirit

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Tue, Apr 18 2017 - 6:30pm

Krista Tippett, Host, "On Being"; Author, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living; Twitter  
Rev. Alan Jones, Dean Emeritus, Grace Cathedral San Francisco—Moderator

Note: Each ticket comes with a copy of Krista Tippett's book, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living Read more »

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Digging Deep into Philanthropy—the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Mon, Apr 17 2017 - 6:30pm

David Callahan, Ph.D., Princeton; Founder, Demos Think Tank; Founder, Insidephilanthropy.com; Author, The Givers: Money, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age
Emmett Carson, President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Nick Tedesco, Senior Philanthropic Adviser, J.P. Morgan Private Bank Philanthropy Centre—Moderator Read more »

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Sam Altman: Social Change and Startups

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Thu, Apr 13 2017 - 6:30pm

Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator; Co-chairman of OpenAI
Nellie Bowles, Silicon Valley Correspondent; Moderator, Vice News Tonight Read more »

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Tracking Silicon Valley's Ups and Downs

Thu, Apr 13 2017 - 12:30pm

Russ Hancock, President and CEO, Joint Venture Silicon Valley

Since 1995, Joint Venture Silicon Valley has released its annual Silicon Valley Index, a report that has tracked Silicon Valley's ups and downs during booms and busts. At the beginning of a new year, what trends are emerging and what social and economic challenges are most critical to tackle? Come hear about how Silicon Valley's economy is faring amidst another economic boom.

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Journalist T.R. Reid: How to Clean up the U.S. Tax System

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Thu, Apr 13 2017 - 12:00pm

T.R. Reid, Correspondent, The Washington Post; Commentator, National Public Radio; Author, A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System

On the eve of the annual tax deadline, here’s a program that promises to provide ammunition for the next time you complain to elected officials about the hassles and inequities of the U.S. tax system. Read more »

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Amory Lovins: Peak Car Ownership

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Wed, Apr 12 2017 - 12:00pm

Amory Lovins, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One
Additional Speakers TBA Read more »

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Trump Advisor Roger Stone: The Making of the President

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Tue, Apr 11 2017 - 6:30pm

Roger Stone, Former Advisor to Donald Trump; Author, The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution

On November 8, one of the most contentious and polarizing presidential elections in American history came to an abrupt end when heavily favored presidential candidate Hillary Clinton conceded to Donald J. Trump. Many Americans were left asking: “How did this happen?” Read more »

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Mon, Apr 10 2017 - 7:00pm

The SFDebate is an open forum for discussion on the events of our time. It is a place where you will not only be exposed to opposing points of view, but a safe place where you will be encouraged to find and speak up for yours. SFDebate is also a meeting of minds, and we follow every meeting with continued debate and conversation at a nearby bar/restaurant.


Past event

Week to Week Politics Roundtable and Social Hour 4/10/17

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Mon, Apr 10 2017 - 6:30pm

Bob Butler, Reporter, KCBS; Executive Director, Butler Media; Twitter  
Joe Garofoli, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter  
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, Mercury News; Twitter Read more »

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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Three

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Thu, Apr 6 2017 - 6:30pm

Harmeet DhillonRepublican National Committee National Committeewoman for California
Jane Kim, San Francisco Supervisor, District 6
Sam Liccardo, Mayor, San Jose
Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Brian Watt, Morning News Anchor, KQED—Moderator Read more »

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