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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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Book Discussion: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Mon, Nov 4 2013 - 5:30pm

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce Read more »

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The Art and Soul of Combat Veterans

Fri, Nov 1 2013 - 12:00pm

Drew Mendelson, Artillery Forward Officer, Vietnam War; Author, Song Ba To and A Shepherd to Fools

Ari Sonnenberg, Iraq War Veteran (multiple tours); Artist

Michelle Wilmot, Iraq War U.S. Army Veteran; Member, Team Lioness, a female unit that performed house raids and personnel searches; Author, Quixote in Ramadi: An Indigenous Account of Imperialism

Jackie Speier, Member of Congress (D-CA); Member, House Armed Services Committee – Moderator Read more »

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Gurcharan Das: India Grows at Night While the Government Sleeps

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Mon, Oct 28 2013 - 6:00pm

Gurcharan Das, Columnist, The Times of India; Contributor, The New York Times; Author, India Grows at Night Read more »

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Turkey at 90

Fri, Oct 25 2013 - 12:00pm

Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honorary Consul General, Republic of Turkey
Jeffrey Collins, Former White House National Security Staff Director for Turkish Affairs; Senior Counsel, Chevron
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Fine Art at the State Capitol?

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Mon, Oct 21 2013 - 6:00pm

This program is cancelled

Lois Wolk, California State Senator Read more »

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Ambassador Thomas Pickering: Treatment and Torture of Suspected Terrorists

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Mon, Oct 21 2013 - 6:00pm

Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs; Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 10/14/13

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Mon, Oct 14 2013 - 6:30pm

Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter:
Lisa Vorderbrueggen, Reporter and Columnist, Bay Area News Group/Contra Costa Times; Twitter:
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune and Contra Costa Times; Twitter: Read more »

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