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Middle East Hotspots: Geopolitics and Stability

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Fri, Oct 17 2014 - 12:00pm

Banafsheh Keynoush, Ph.D., Middle East Scholar; Lecturer; Media Consultant
Jonathan Curiel, Journalist – Moderator
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Socrates Café

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Wed, Oct 15 2014 - 6:00pm

The Humanities Forum brings Socrates Café to The Commonwealth Club. It will be held every third Wednesday evening for the discussion of philosophical issues. At each monthly meeting the group's facilitator, Bob Enteen, will invite participants to suggest topics, which are then voted on. The person who proposed the most popular topic will briefly explain why she or he considers the subject interesting and important. An open discussion will follow, ending with a summary. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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

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Mon, Oct 13 2014 - 6:30pm

Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @joegarofoli
Mollie Reilly, Deputy Politics Editor, The Huffington Post; Twitter @mollieclare
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius Read more »

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Retired U.S.General Wesley Clark

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Mon, Oct 13 2014 - 12:00pm

Wesley Clark, Ret. U.S. Army General; Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander; Author, Don’t Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership

In conversation with Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Former Distinguished Chair in International Security Studies, The United States Military Academy at West Point Read more »

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Tony Serra: The Green, Yellow, and Purple Years in the Life of a Radical Lawyer

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Fri, Oct 10 2014 - 12:00pm

J. Tony Serra, Criminal Defense Attorney; Author, The Green, Yellow, and Purple Years in the Life of a Radical Lawyer Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion: Livy's The Dawn of the Roman Empire, Books 31-40

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Thu, Oct 9 2014 - 5:30pm

The Roman commander T.Q. Flamininus proclaimed the freedom of Greece at the Isthmian games near Corinth in 196 BC. Half a century later, Greece was annexed as a province by the Romans, who burned the ancient city of Corinth to the ground. Join us to discuss Books 31 to 40 of Livy's history, which charts Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and the Romans' tempestuous involvement with Greece, Macedonia and the near East. Read more »

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No More Heart Attacks

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Thu, Oct 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Steve Blake, ScD, Faculty Nutritional Biochemist, Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience LLC; Author, Vitamins and Minerals Demystified Read more »

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Former President of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga: Security in Eastern Europe and Beyond

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Thu, Oct 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Ph.D., Former President of Latvia; President, Club de Madrid Read more »

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The Business Solution to Poverty

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Mon, Oct 6 2014 - 6:00pm

Mal Warwick, Co-author, The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers Read more »

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