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Living an Adventure Philanthropist Life

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Mon, Nov 25 2013 - 6:00pm

Erin Michelson, Author, Adventure Philanthropist: Great Adventures Volunteering Abroad; Finalist, National Geographic Traveler Traveler of the Year: 2013 Read more »

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Ken Walsh, Chief White House Correspondent, US News and World Report

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Fri, Nov 22 2013 - 12:00pm

Ken Walsh, Chief White House Correspondent, U.S. News and World Report; Author, Prisoners of the White House

President Obama calls it the White House “bubble.” Bill Clinton referred to it as “the crown jewel of the federal penitentiary system.” The nation’s presidents often lose touch with the country when trapped behind that dignified façade. Walsh will discuss how presidents manage to either break out or remain isolated. Read more »

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How to Keep Your Brain in Shape: Brain Science and Lifelong Learning

Mon, Nov 18 2013 - 5:15pm

Susan Hoffman, Director, Lifelong Learning Institute, UC Berkeley

Sandra Halladey, Director, the OLLI (Osher Life Long Learning Institute) program, San Francisco State University Read more »

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Ag and Trade

Mon, Nov 18 2013 - 12:30pm

Tom Vilsack, U.S. Read more »

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Stephen Kinzer: Dull, Duller, Dulles: Cold War Roots of Today's World Crises

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Fri, Nov 15 2013 - 12:00pm

Stephen Kinzer, Former Correspondent, The New York Times; Author, The Brothers

Joseph Tuman, Professor of Political and Legal Communications, San Francisco State University; Political Analyst, CBS 5 TV – Moderator Read more »

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Dangerous Changes to Wealth Distribution, the Economy & Environment

Fri, Nov 8 2013 - 12:00pm

21st Century: Dangerous Changes to Wealth Distribution, the Economy and the Environment Read more »

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Explore the World from the Commonwealth Club Planning Meeting

Thu, Nov 7 2013 - 5:30pm

All interested Club members are welcome to attend bimonthly one-hour planning meetings of the International Relations Member-Led Forum. We focus on Europe, Latin America, Africa and worldwide topics. Join us to discuss current international issues and plan programs for 2014. Read more »

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Edmund Phelps: Threats to Prosperity

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Mon, Nov 4 2013 - 6:00pm

Edmund Phelps, Director, Center on Capitalism and Society, Columbia University; Author, Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change; Twitter: Read more »

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Future Ethics: Reproduction Rights Versus Social Policy

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Mon, Nov 4 2013 - 6:00pm

Matt Cantor, Columnist, Berkeley Daily Planet Read more »

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