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Walmart. Emit Less. Live Better

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Mon, May 6 2013 - 6:00pm

Aron Cramer, President and CEO, Business for Social Responsibility

Andrea Thomas, Senior Vice President of Sustainability, Walmart Read more »

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Book Discussion: "Nostromo," by Joseph Conrad

Mon, May 6 2013 - 5:30pm

One of the greatest political novels in any language, Nostromo re-enacts the establishment of modern capitalism in a remote South American province. A vivid cast of characters is caught up in a civil war to decide whether its fabulously wealthy silver mine can be preserved from the hands of venal politicians. Greed and corruption seep into the lives of everyone, and Nostromo, the principled foreman of the mine, is tested to the limit. Read more »

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Water, Food & Energy

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Mon, Apr 29 2013 - 6:00pm

This program is sold out.

Marvin Odum, President, Shell Oil Company

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What We Need to Build a Better Future, Orion Magazine and Thirty Writers

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Fri, Apr 26 2013 - 12:00pm

Rubén Martínez, Author, Desert America; Professor of Literature and Writing, Loyola Marymount University
Riane Eisler, Author, The Chalice, The Blade and The Real Worth of Nations; President, Center for Partnership Studies
Craig Childs, Author, Apocalyptic Planet
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Pipeline Paradigm

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Fri, Apr 26 2013 - 12:00pm

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Lanny Davis, Former Counsel to President Clinton: Managing Crises

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Fri, Apr 19 2013 - 12:00pm

Come meet the man whom the rich and powerful call when things go very, very wrong. In addition to helping President Clinton navigate his way through high-profile crises, Davis has served as legal crisis manager for many other public figures and organizations, including Martha Stewart, Whole Foods, Trent Lott and U.S. Representative Charlie Rangel. Read more »

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Pico della Mirandola's Oration on the Dignity of Man

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Mon, Apr 8 2013 - 6:00pm

Natalie Cleaver, Lecturer, Department of Italian Studies, UC Berkeley

Monday Night Philosophy goes looking for the roots of the Renaissance in the writings of Pico della Mirandola. In 1486, Pico became famous for proposing to defend 900 theses on religion, philosophy, natural philosophy and magic against all comers. To support his theses he wrote the Oration on the Dignity of Man, which has been called the “Manifesto of the Renaissance.” Read more »

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Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust

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Mon, Apr 8 2013 - 12:00pm

Marty Brounstein, Author, Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust

To honor Holocaust Remembrance Day, come hear the remarkable true story of a Catholic couple in the Netherlands who, despite great risk and danger, helped save the lives of at least two dozen Jews from certain death during World War II. Brounstein will also explain the meaningful personal connection that inspires him to tell and retell the story of their heroic actions. Read more »

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Kehinde Wiley - The World Stage: Israel

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Fri, Apr 5 2013 - 12:00pm

Karen Tsujimoto, Curator, the Contemporary Jewish Museum; Former Senior Curator, the Oakland Museum

Gina Baleria, Associate News Producer, KGO; Lecturer, Broadcast and Communication Arts, SFSU Read more »

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